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18Aug 18

Flash floods hit southern France

During the summer of 2018, heavy rains fell on southern France. Flash floods turned rivers and streams into rushing torrents. Many people, including children, were on holiday at campsites. Over a thousand people were evacuated. Hundreds of firefighters and gendarmes (French police) helped in the evacuations. The rain and floods…

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