After the devastating flash flood, a cleanup had begun in Lower Bavaria. A lot of work needs to be done, also manually in order to clear the debris and the mud left behind.
Germany is a very affluent country. The average German earns €3,771 a month for full-time work and has a life expectancy of more than 80 years. So why is there so much quarreling? DW criss-crossed the nation for answers.
Locals lost faith in Germany's federal authorities when tens of thousands of refugees entered Bavaria in the summer of 2015. Now the southern state plans to reinstate its border guard.
The National Meteorological Service reports that April 2018 was the warmest April in the recorded history of German weather. Average temperatures were 5 degrees higher than during the comparison period from 1961 to 1990.
Snowmelt in the Alps and volatile weather patterns have caused rivers across Germany to burst their banks. Europe's most important shipping routes have been closed off to traffic, with some areas facing evacuation.
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