One week After severe flooding hit western Europe, devastating Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, German authorities said on Thursday they feared the 158 people still missing might not be found. The death toll from floods has risen to at least 205 across the continent, while a total of at least 176 people are still registered. Belgium has 32 dead and 18 missing, according to its national crisis center. In Germany, the hardest-hit country, entire towns were flooded with water, while railways and roads were swept away by flash floods, killing at least 173 people. The German Federal Disaster Relief Organization said it was highly unlikely that any more survivors would be found. flood-ravaged towns looking for potential survivors. German Federal Agency for Technical Relief Vice-President Sabine Lackner , also told CNN on Thursday that she didn 't expect rescue workers to find more survivors.
Photos: Deadly floods in Western Europe Two brothers kiss each other on Monday July 19 in front of their parents 'house, destroyed by flooding in Altenahr, Germany. Hide caption 1 of 38