Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Flash flood traps 27 hikers in Austrian cave

Flash flood in an underground cave in western Austria has trapped at least 27 hikers, local medias reported.

The flood waters closed the entrance to the cave about 320 kilometers west of Vienna.

Emergency crews are in voice contact with those trapped inside the cave, rescue officials said. Rescue workers further added that they are not in danger.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 28, 2013