The donations on giro 777 also continued to pour in on Saturday after a series of advertisements in major newspapers.

The donation amount has now risen to 9.3 million euros.

Meanwhile, Belgium is ravaged by new floods on Saturday.

On Friday, the counter of the national collection campaign for the victim in Limburg was still at 8.5 million euros.

This amount was collected within a week.

In the past week, especially private individuals gave generously.

But various companies and organizations have also promised to make a contribution, according to the spokesperson.

More than 150,000 individuals and companies have already transferred money.

The National Disaster Fund announced on Friday that 8,000 households severely affected by the flooding will each receive 1,000 euros.

The fund provides the money to the municipalities, which in turn pass it on to the households.


House threatens to fill up after dike breach in Limburgs Horn

Again a lot of flooding and thunderstorms in Belgium

Belgium is again faced with flooding due to heavy thunderstorms on Saturday.

In Dinant in the province of Namur, the states are blank, Belgian media report, which share images from social media showing cars being dragged by the water.

Several roads are flooded in the province of Namur.

The bad weather is spreading over Belgium from Antwerp and Flemish Brabant and broke loose over Wallonia around 8 p.m.

Later in the evening, areas that were hit hard by flooding last week will also have to deal with new storms.


Cars drift through the streets of Belgian Dinant after thunderstorms