The Belgian city of Liége is evacuated after extreme weather

The people of the city of Liége, located on the river Meuse in Belgium, are now being urged to evacuate their homes as the water level in the city could rise 1.5 meters.

Photo: Valentin Bianchi / AP / TT

“The crisis situation is exceptional”

A statement from the local authorities wrote that “the crisis situation is exceptional”.

– All residents of Liège who still have the opportunity to evacuate should do so. If evacuation is no longer possible, we advise residents to go upstairs, the authorities write according to AFP.

Photo: Valentin Bianchi / AP / TT

The city is home to just over 200,000 people.

Several dead in the extreme storm

Photo: Valentin Bianchi / AP / TT

In Belgium, six people have so far died in the floods caused by an extreme storm. Germany has also been hit hard by the storm. Read more about it here.

The text is updated.

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