Heavy rains across Belgium were the reason for floods and mudslides in the country. Belgian officials said that the flooding was considered as the worst in 50 years. Several regions were heavily destroyed. The area around Brussels has also been suffered from the floods, a canal was broken in some places and rail traffic was seriously interrupted on Sunday morning. At least two people near the French border were killed, another person was reported missing and over 200 houses had to be evacuated. The situation also became extremely serious in the Brabant region and Hainaut province. Local authorities had to call in the army to assist with emergency evacuations.
The flooding was described as the worst in 50 years in Belgium
This is an aerial view of the flooding in Halen
Children had to move by rubber rings after the floods in Diepenbeek
Prince Philippe of Belgium visited a flooded area in Lot, Beersel
Many houses were flooded in Londerzeel. In the photo, a woman was rescued from her flooded house.
Many streets and roads were also sunk into the water. A man carrying little boy on the back waded through a flooded street in Londerzeel.
Heavy rains have poured in Belgium, causing flooding and mudslides that took away the life of at least two people and another was missing
Rescuers were helping a woman evacuate from her house in Sint-Pieters Leeuw
Water overflowed into the house and the resident had to bait out his house in Wavre
A farmer was rescuing his horses from the flooded area in the town of Beesel, southern Netherlands.
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