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Austria Struggles to Control Floodwaters

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VIENNA, Austria - Troops and firefighters joined the struggle to shore up dams in several northeast Austrian towns Wednesday, as floodwaters rose across the region.

Hundreds of homes have been flooded across Lower Austria province, northeast of Vienna, and more than 1,000 people have been evacuated amid fears that the water will burst through dam walls.

The threat of flooding eased, however, in the neighboring Czech Republic and Hungary, after days of rising water levels.

The flooding was caused by quickly melting snow and heavy rains across much of the region. But with more rain in the forecast for most of Austria, authorities were pessimistic about a rapid retreat of the water.

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Hopefully it won't rain too much before the flood waters clear away.

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By YCON: posted on 6-4-2006








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