COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Rain and a sudden thaw caused widespread flooding in Denmark, emergency workers said Monday.
The Falck service company told the Copenhagen Post it helped remove water from 300 basements during the weekend.
The Emergency Management Agency said it was busy pumping water in central Jutland, southern Zealand, Lolland-Falster and Bornholm.
In northern Jutland, soldiers were activated to help emergency crews after sewers backed up under the volume of melted snow.
Jutland residents faced a second straight weekend of flooding caused by melting snow.
Some found insurance companies refusing to cover the damage since the melt did not meet their definition of a "sudden thaw" -- a rise in temperature from below freezing to above 46 degrees within 12 hours.