Thie weekend’s torrential rains have caused significant damage in parts of Limburg Province, with local authorities busy conducting on-the-spot assessments on Sunday afternoon, as stated by local media.

In Herk-De-Stad, Mayor Bert Moyaers paid a visit at affected areas to have an idea of the damage, while Hoeselt and Riemst communes also appeared not to have been spared by the downpours.

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Local relief services were hard at work in Montenaken (Gingelom), where sandbags had to be distributed to residents.
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In Houthalen-Helchteren, Limburg, the Extrema Outdoor Festival threatened to be a muddy affair. Mayor Alain Yzermans urged festival goers not to go to the site before 7 PM.

As per local reports, the rains also disrupted traffic at the interchange between Highways E313 and E314 at Lummen in Limburg.

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