Germany floods: More than 150 people still missing unlikely to be found, officials fear

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Two brothers embrace Monday, July 19, in front of their parents’ home, which was destroyed by flooding in Altenahr, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A damaged road buckles after flooding in Euskirchen, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

This aerial photo shows a bridge collapsed over the Ahr River in Germany’s Ahrweiler district on Sunday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Damage is seen Sunday in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Homes are damaged in Pepinster, Belgium, on Saturday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A resident stands in floodwaters in Rochefort, Belgium, on Saturday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Members of the German armed forces search for flood victims in Erftstadt, Germany, on Saturday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A resident of Arcen, Netherlands, looks at the rising water of the Meuse River on Saturday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Water flows over a square in front of a house in Bischofswiesen, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A man stands in front of a destroyed house in Schuld, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A water level gauge shows rising waters in Arcen, Netherlands, on Saturday. Dutch officials ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people in the municipality of Venlo, as the Meuse was rising there faster than expected.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

This aerial photo shows flooding in Erftstadt, Germany, on Friday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A man brushes water and mud out of his flooded house in Ensival, Belgium, on Friday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

People collect debris in Bad Muenstereifel, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

The Steinbach dam is seen after flooding near Euskirchen, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Firefighters walk past a car that was damaged by flooding in Schuld, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

People lay sandbags in Roermond, Netherlands, on Friday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A woman sorts through clothing at a shelter in Liege, Belgium, on Friday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A woman walks up the stairs of her damaged house in Ensival, Belgium.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A man walks through a flooded part of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany, on Thursday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A regional train sits in floodwaters at the local station in Kordel, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

People use rafts to evacuate after the Meuse River broke its banks during heavy flooding in Liege, Belgium.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

People look at a railway crossing that was destroyed by the flooding in Priorei, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Men walk by damaged homes in Schuld, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A man surveys what remains of his house in Schuld.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Water from the Ahr River flows past a damaged bridge in Schuld.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Evacuees ride a bus in Valkenburg aan de Geul, Netherlands.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A car floats in the Meuse River during heavy flooding in Liege, Belgium, on Thursday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

People walk on a damaged road in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A resident uses a bucket to remove water from a house cellar in Hagen, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A man and woman stand on the stoop of their home as they look at floodwaters in Geulle, Netherlands.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Houses are damaged by flooding in Insul, Germany, on Thursday.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A man steps down a ladder in an attempt to cut his boat loose in the Meuse River in Liege, Belgium.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Caravans and campers are partially submerged in Roermond, Netherlands.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A destroyed building is seen in a flood-affected area of Schuld, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

People walk over floodwaters in Stansstad, Switzerland.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

Cars are covered by debris in Hagen, Germany.

Deadly flooding in western Europe

A flood-affected area of Schuld, Germany.