Rain and melting snow have been causing floods in central Europe. Here in Tabor, south of Prague, Czech Republic, water had to be released to ease the threat.
Water from the flooded Myjava river pours down the street in a village in western Slovakia.
In Prague, the city has begun erecting flood defences which were introduced in the wake of the devastating 2002 floods.
In Dresden, Germany, the river Elbe is expected to keep on rising.
In Passau, southern Germany, the River Donau has flooded the promenade.