Heavy Rains Cause Major Flooding In Southern Germany

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A fireman climbs over a barrier of sandbags on August 23, 2005 in... News PhotoBavaria,Boundary,Clambering,Crisis,Emergencies and Disasters,Eschenlohe,Extreme Weather,Firefighter,Flood,Germany,Healthcare And Medicine,Level,Natural Disaster,Rescue Worker,River,Sandbag,UrgencyPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2005 Getty ImagesESCHENLOHE, GERMANY - AUGUST 23: A fireman climbs over a barrier of sandbags on August 23, 2005 in Eschenlohe, Germany. Heavy rainfall and floods in both Austria and Switzerland caused many of the rivers in southern Germany to flood. Half of Eschenlohe town has been evacuated and streets in the whole area are closed to traffic. (Photo by Jan Pitman/Getty Images)