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High water in the Middle and the South of the Netherlands

Week number 66-52

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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High water in the Netherlands leads to water troubles. In the Gelderse Vallei roads have been flooded after the heavy rainfall has caused a.o. the Barneveldse Beek to overflow. The ferry near Sambeek has been taken out of service and people are being taken to the other side in rowing boats. A brickyard near Gennep has been flooded bij the flooding of the Maas. The road to Bergen has also been flooded by the Maas. 300 barges lie waiting in the harbour of Maasbracht until the water level has dropped.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 December 1966
Length:
01:02

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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