Floods In Western Germany
Resident's in the German town of Cochem woke up Sunday to find flooded homes, and not a biped in sight in the flooded streets.
Water levels have been rising in recent days, as warm temperatures melt mountain snow - compounding the effect of heavy rains.
Sunday morning's inundations came from the Mosel River as levels reached their highest yet.
Fortunately, locals are well prepared for flooding which can be a common occurrence.
Elevated walkways keep their feet dry, when everything else is water-logged.
Residents like this man say the worst is yet to come -- when the waters subside, the full extent of flood damage will be revealed.
According to the German government, some 30 towns and villages have been affected by rising waters.
On Saturday, the town of Zell saw river water breaking through walls, and spilling onto roads.
The site attracted many residents to take a look -- and others to take advantage of the situation for a little fun.