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By: Catie Leary on Aug. 13, 2010, 7:03 a.m.
A park bench is submerged in River Elbe flooding

Photo: Matthias Hiekel

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River Elbe flooding

A bench sits submerged in floodwaters along the River Elbe near the city center of Dresden, Germany, on Aug. 9. The water level reached a new record high of 557 centimeters, causing shipping and water traffic to be suspended along the River Elbe.