13 dead in flash flooding in southwest France

Thirteen people have died after severe storms caused flash flooding across wide stretches of southwest France overnight, sweeping away vehicles and swamping homes, the interior ministry's rescue service said Monday.

13 dead in flash flooding in southwest France

A previous toll put the number of deaths at seven from the flooding, which swelled some rivers to their highest levels in more than a century and cut off access to many areas near the city of Carcassonne.

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