Emergency services carried out flood rescues in Luxembourg, where several roads had to be closed due to flooding. Luxembourg Fire Service said they were called to 270 interventions for bad weather by late evening 04 February.
Firefighters rescued 3 people were trapped in vehicles in Mertzig and Mertert. In Reisdorf, two people were rescued after flood waters from the overflowing Sûre River had trapped them in their homes.
In France, media reported dozens of roads were also closed in eastern parts of the country, in particular in the departments of Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle.
Meteo France said that several eastern locations recorded up to 150mm of rain in a 48 hour period to 03 February, which is the equivalent of 3 weeks of rain for this time of year.
The Aisne river at Vouziers reached 4.10 metres on 05 February, the third highest on record. Authorities said that, as of 05 February, the Saulx and Ornain rivers in Marne and Meuse departments were also experiencing high levels. Levels of the Aire and Aisne rivers had shown signs of falling in the departments of Ardennes, Marne and Meuse.
Cumuls en 48h (samedi 13h > lundi 13h) :
▶️146,2mm = 18j de pluie à SEWEN LAC ALFELD
▶️141,0mm = 20j de pluie à BALLON DE SERVANCE
▶️138,8mm = 17j de pluie à BALLON
▶️133,3mm = 25j de pluie à GIROMAGNY
▶️122,9mm = 19j de pluie à RUPT-SUR-MOSELLE
▶️115,2mm = 20j de pluie à BELFAHY pic.twitter.com/cN23RM3fj7
— Météo-France (@meteofrance) February 3, 2020
270 interventions pour intempéries depuis 21.00 heures. 3 sauvetages effectués pour des gens bloqués dans leur véhicule. 50 CIS engagés.
Restez prudents! pic.twitter.com/18Yr4UXPrf
— CGDIS (@CGDISlux) February 4, 2020
[Vigilance jaune inondations] Point sur les routes coupées: RD62 entre Malling/Gavisse,RD64F Contz-les-Bains,RD72 Hinkange,RD55 Bettange, RD55 Ay-sur-Moselle, Rues Eugène Jouin et du Paquis à Marly.
Routes inondées : RD154D Condé-Loutremange, Route de Sentzich en dir. de Cattenom pic.twitter.com/rrKNKQtsOL
— Préfet de la Moselle (@Prefet57) February 4, 2020