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11 Oct 2018 | 10:35 AM UTC

France: Deadly flooding in Var October 10-11 /update 3

France News Alert

Deadly flooding leaves two dead in Var as of October 11; further flooding and infrastructure damage expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/10/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/12/2018, 4:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Southeast of France, Corsica

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Event

Significant flooding has been reported in the department of Var (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur), which has left two dead as of Thursday, October 11. Further flooding and infrastructure damage are expected as more rain is forecast for the region. Orange storm alerts issued by the French meteorological authorities Météo France remain in effect for the department, as well as for the Corsica region, on October 11-12.

Associated transportation disruptions, power outages, and hazardous driving conditions are anticipated.

Advice

Individuals in France are advised to keep abreast of weather alerts, confirm travel reservations, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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