BRUSSELS, July 22 (Hfrance.fr) - The Belgian authorities increased Thursday to 37 the death toll from floods and flash floods last week, and six more people are missing.
The Belgian crisis center, which coordinates the rescue and relief operation, increased the death toll from the previous 32. He said police experts had so farnt identified 32 of those who died.
In western Germany, flooding killed at least 160 people.
The Belgian center added that, out of 473 missing persons, there was still no trace.
" For some people there is a possible sign of life, but for others there is unfortunately a very high chance that they are among the dead, "the center said in a report. press release.
In Germany, more than 170 people died in flooding last week, the country's worst nature disaster in more than a half century, and thousands of people have disappeared. learn more Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop; Edited by Giles Elgood
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