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The wreckage of a World War Two German warship has been found in the Danube in Prahovo, Serbia amid Europe's historic drought. 📸: Reuters

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📷 From @reuterspictures : Wreckage of a World War Two German warship is seen in the River Danube in Prahovo, Serbia

Europe's Danube River has fallen to one of its lowest levels in almost a century as a result of drought, exposing the hulks of more than 20 German warships sunk during World War Two near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo.

Europe's worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War II near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo

Near the town of Prahovo, locals have found the hulks of dozens of Nazi warships, raising concerns about potential unexploded ammunition.

LOOK: Europe's worst drought in years has pushed the river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War Two near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo. Photos by Fedja Grulovic/Reuters

Europe's worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War II near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo

The remains of more than 20 World War II-era German warships have been exposed in the Danube River near Prahovo, Serbia, as a result of Europe's worst drought in 500 years.

Many of the boats are still packed with tons of ammo and explosives, creating extremely perilous obstacles near the port town of Prahovo, eastern Serbia.

Europe’s worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War Two near the town of Prahovo. | @Reuters 

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Low water levels on river Danube have exposed more than 20 German warships sunk during World War Two in Prahovo, Serbia

Europe's worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War Two near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo 1/5

However, this year's drought - viewed by scientists as a consequence of global warming - has exposed more than 20 hulks on a stretch of the Danube near Prahovo in eastern Serbia, many of which still contain tonnes of ammunition and explosives and pose a danger to shipping 3/5

'The German flotilla has left behind a big ecological disaster that threatens us, people of Prahovo,' said Velimir Trajilovic, a pensioner from Prahovo who wrote a book about the German ships. Workers in the local fishing industry are also at risk, including from Romania 4/5

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Europe's worst drought in years has pushed the mighty river Danube to one of its lowest levels in almost a century, exposing the hulks of dozens of explosives-laden German warships sunk during World War Two near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo

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