Wake up service 17/7: Watersnood Limburg keeps on โ€ข Will Verhoeven Gouden Palm win?

Good morning! The commemoration of the MH17 air disaster is digital for the second year in a row and Paul Verhoeven has a chance to win a Golden Palm with his Benedetta in Cannes.

Today the sun shines in many places. The north winds are moderate and it gets warm inland summery. Sundays its still hot in summer. After the weekend its a little cooler, but it stays dry with regular sunshine.

Are you going on the road? Here you can find the overview of the work. Check the track timetable here.

What can you expect today?
What did you miss?

It was relatively quiet last night in Limburg. There were no reports of major floods or other incidents. Local residents of the dike in Meerssen, where one was found yesterday, are allowed to return home since 06.00.

Residents of Roermond have to wait a little longer. The extremely high water level is expected to last until 6am tomorrow morning, in Venlo until tomorrow night.

In Arcen, north of Venlo, volunteers filled and laid sandbags last night:

In Germany alone 90 people died in the Arhweiler area. Its one of the hardest hit regions. Feared of many more deaths: 1,300 more are missing.

Other news from the night:
And then this:

A hole-in-one is not common. Not a hole-in-one by the number 889 on the world ranking at all, but Jonathan Thomson hit one at The British Open. For obscure statistics enthusiasts, he is the longest player ever to hit a hole-in-one at 2.10 metres in length.

Happy Saturday!