Photos: Deadly floods devastate Poland

loading photos...
  1. Local residents build dikes in the village of Dobrzykow near Plock, Poland, on Monday, May 24. About 100,000 people were told to flee Warsaw after the Vistula RIver burst its banks, NBC News reported. Flooding has killed at least 12 people across Poland, officials say. (Piotr Piotrowski / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Soldiers repair leaky dike in Warsaw, Poland, on May 23. Officials said water levels are beginning to drop in the south of the country but rivers are rising in the north. (Pawel Supernak / Zuma Press) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Emergency workers deliver food to stranded flood victims in Sokolniki on May 23. More than 3,000 people have been evacuated from the flooded area. (Darek Delmanowicz / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Emergency services workers reinforce a barrier with sandbags against the rising water of the Vistula River in Torun on May 23. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. A flooded house is pictured by the Vistula River in Sandomierz on May 22. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. A woman is evacuated from the flooded Kozanow district of Wroclaw on May 22. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. An amphibious vehicle travels through the flooded Kozanow district of Wroclaw on May 22. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. A man rides a horse through a flooded area near the Sleza River in Wroclaw on May 22. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. A man maneuvers a kayak in Brzeg on May 22. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Citizens from the Kozanow district of Wroclaw run with sandbags to reinforce a barrier against the rising waters on May 22. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. Water from the Sleza River gushes through a broken sandbag barrier set up by volunteers and emergency service workers in Wroclaw on May 22. (Agencja Gazeta / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  1. Editor's note:
    This image contains graphic content that some viewers may find disturbing.

    Click to view the image, or use the buttons above to navigate away.

  2. Editor's note:
    This image contains graphic content that some viewers may find disturbing.

    Click to view the image, or use the buttons above to navigate away.

  3. Editor's note:
    This image contains graphic content that some viewers may find disturbing.

    Click to view the image, or use the buttons above to navigate away.

  4. Editor's note:
    This image contains graphic content that some viewers may find disturbing.

    Click to view the image, or use the buttons above to navigate away.

Text: We're sorry. The text content of this page is no longer available.

Discuss:

Discussion comments

,