Historic Austrian town engulfed by flood water

This helicopter footage shows how far floodwater from the River Danube has engulfed the historic town of Melk in northern Austria.

The town's famous Benedictine abbey can be seen safely out of touch on its hill, but the old town all around is partly submerged.


Sixteen dead in Europe floods

Authorities say at least 16 people have died and at least four others are missing in flooding which has hit many parts of central Europe.