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Category: Flooding and waterdamage

Auschwitz memorial closed due to flood threat

Auschwitz memorial closed due to flood threat (AP) – 7 hours ago http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jKcv0ytdcSqJ0J1NQnf5R5nIC2lwD9FP5Q4G1 WARSAW, Poland — A spokesman says the site of the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau has been closed indefinitely due to a threat of flooding. Jaroslaw Mensfelt said Tuesday that the memorial site is threatened by high water in two nearby rivers,…

Louisville's Main Library at York and Third streets was damaged by flooding Tuesday, with thousands of books damaged and the building's mechanical systems knocked out along with all of the computers at branches system-wide.

Main Library hit hard by flooding By Sheldon S. Shafer sshafer@courier-journal.com Louisville’s Main Library at York and Third streets was damaged by flooding Tuesday, with thousands of books damaged and the building’s mechanical systems knocked out along with all of the computers at branches system-wide. “Everything’s under water,” Mayor Jerry Abramson said at a Tuesday…