When mighty Danube floods, Europe is shaken Aerial view of the highway and buildings that were flooded by the river Danube near Deggendorf, southern Germany, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, Heavy rainfalls caused floods in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Hungary.
June 13, 2013 - Greenwich Citizen
Hungary "Meistersinger" triumphs over flooding Danube By Michael Roddy BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The flood-cresting Danube outside Budapest's Bela Bartok concert hall threatened to drown audience, singers, chorus and orchestra alike, but it couldn't dampen the high spirits inside for a new production of Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg". The crowning glory of conductor Adam Fischer's eighth annual "Wagner Days" festival, in Wagner's 200th ...
June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Danube Crests Near Record Level in Budapest As the Danube peaked at about 29 feet on Sunday, threatening the flood walls of Budapest, a dike on Germany’s Elbe River burst, forcing 1,200 to flee their homes.
June 10, 2013 - New York Times
Karla Peijs in AFP Today, shipping goods on the Danube is very limited when the potential is enormous,Karla Peijs, the European coordinator for inland waterways, told AFP during a conference on the European Union Danube strategy in Mamaia, Romania.