Flash Flooding Inundates Southern France

StoryfulWeatherPublished: August 9, 2018Updated: August 10, 2018
Published: August 9, 2018Updated: August 10, 2018

Heavy rain brought intense flash-flooding to southern France on August 9, putting 30 departments under a weather advisory until Friday, August 10, according to news reports. The village of Bourg-Saint-Andéol in Ardèche, France, was one of the most affected municipalities, according to Le Dauphine. The Tourne River overflowed and carried away vehicles in the village, according to the reports. This video shows flooding filling the streets in Bourg-Saint-Andéol on August 9. In the department of Gard, about 750 people were evacuated from campsites due to the heavy flooding. Several were hospitalized and one person was reported missing, according to AP reports. Credit: Val d’Artdeche Photography via Storyful

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