Ruzena Mrvova is helped by her father-in-law Pavel Mrva after they arrived to feed animals at the attic of their flooded house in the village of Kresice, near the city of Litomerice yesterday. Photograph: Petr Josek/Reuters

Floods surging through central Europe have killed at least 16 people and forced more than 30,000 to leave their homes, as tens of thousands of emer(...)