Malu Dreyer, the Prime Minister of the Rhineland-Palatinate State, said in a statement in the city of Mainz that the death toll in the state had risen to 128.
Stating that this number may increase, Dreyer thanked the search and rescue teams.
State Home Secretary Roger Lewentz also stated that 155 people are still being sought, adding: “A week after such an incident, the chances of missing people still alive are slimming.” said.
Lewentz noted that 62 people who lost their lives were identified and 766 people were injured in the hospital.
In the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, which was previously reported as 48, the number of deaths in floods was corrected to 47.
While there was no increase in the number of deaths recorded as 1 in the state of Bavaria, the number of people who died in floods and floods in the country increased to 176.
on the other hand Germany The Meteorological Department (DWD) warned that heavy rains are expected at the weekend in the flood-affected areas.
Last week in Germany, heavy rains caused floods in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate, North-Rhine-Westphalia and Bavaria.
Search and rescue, debris removal and cleaning works continue in flood-affected areas.