IN PICTURES: Roads cave in after heavy rain batters central Sweden

IN PICTURES: Roads cave in after heavy rain batters central Sweden
A woman wading through the water with her shopping bags in Gävle. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT
Several cities in central Sweden were flooded on Wednesday after record amounts of rain fell overnight.

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Janne Adolfsson, a Gävle resident, shows his water-covered kitchen floor:

Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

A road near Borlänge in the Dalarna region was washed away:

Photo: Ulf Palm/TT

Cars being salvaged in Falun, Dalarna:

Photo: Ulf Palm/TT

Lisbeth Linngård trying to salvage her flower pots in Gävle:

Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

A flooded fuel station in Gävle on Wednesday morning:

Photo: Pernilla Wahlman/TT

A family making the best of the situation in Gävle:

Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

A student hall in Gävle had to be evacuated after the rain caused erosion to the ground underneath:

Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Do you have pictures of the floods in Gävle and Dalarna? Email [email protected].


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