Hochwasser 1984 - Herborn, Hessen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eibacher Kuckuck
N 50° 40.935 E 008° 18.525
32U E 451164 N 5614718
Quick Description: This high level marks reminds of the flood of February 1984 which affected Herborn and other towns in the region
Location: Hessen, Germany
Date Posted: 5/15/2016 8:11:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMR64G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 5

Long Description:
The beginning of 1984 brought a series of thunderstorms and severe flood situations to the Dill and Lahn region. Herborn was also affected. In the early morning hours the centre of Herborn was 1.80 meters under water. The plaque shows how high the water rose near the railway station.
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: wall plaque

When did this occur?: February 7th 1984

Website related to the event..: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
A picture showing the level along with any markers telling of what had occurred can be used. Better yet would be a picture of you or someone standing next to the high level mark, that would show if you would have been just wading or completely submersed.
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