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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.

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Five dead in flooding in Czech Republic

A restaurant at flooded riverside is seen in centre of Prague. Credit: Vit Simanek/Czech News Agency/Press Association Images

Hundreds of people have been evacuated in the Czech Republic after floods claimed the lives of five people, transport has been disrupted and some schools remain closed as the government declared a state of emergency in all but one of 14 regions.

The Prague Zoo has also seen flooding. Credit: Katerina Sulova/Czech News Agency/Press Association Images

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