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File picture shows a rescue team on a dinghy evacuating a man from the flooded district of the Bavarian town of Passau, about 200 km (124 miles) north-east of Munich June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/Files

File picture shows a rescue team on a dinghy evacuating a man from the flooded district of the Bavarian town of Passau, about 200 km (124 miles) north-east of Munich June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/Files

File picture shows a rescue team on a dinghy evacuating a man from the flooded district of the Bavarian town of Passau, about 200 km (124 miles) north-east of Munich June 4, 2013. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/Files
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File picture shows a house inundated by the Elbe river near the village of Fischbeck, in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, June 12, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Files

File picture shows a house inundated by the Elbe river near the village of Fischbeck, in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, June 12, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Files

File picture shows a house inundated by the Elbe river near the village of Fischbeck, in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, June 12, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Files
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File picture shows a horse on a patch of land surrounded by the swollen Elbe river in the village of Fischbeck in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt after it was flooded by the Elbe river June 12, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Files

File picture shows a horse on a patch of land surrounded by the swollen Elbe river in the village of Fischbeck in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt after it was flooded by the Elbe river June 12, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Files

File picture shows a horse on a patch of land surrounded by the swollen Elbe river in the village of Fischbeck in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt after it was flooded by the Elbe river June 12, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Files
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File picture shows a garden with a swimming pool inundated by the waters of the Elbe river during floods near Magdeburg in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, June 10, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

File picture shows a garden with a swimming pool inundated by the waters of the Elbe river during floods near Magdeburg in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, June 10, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

File picture shows a garden with a swimming pool inundated by the waters of the Elbe river during floods near Magdeburg in the federal state of Saxony Anhalt, June 10, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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