The floods in France had to evacuate

Map of the threat of flooding. Screenshot from the site Meteo France

Due to flooding caused by heavy rains in the south of France for the weekend evacuated about 600 people. This was reported on November 6 Reuters. In total, rescue services used 1200.

Element directly or indirectly led to the deaths of at least three people. In the department of Herault November 5 killed 51-year-old homeless man, who was washed away, and in Bagnols-en-Foret (Var) on Sunday night, killing elderly couple — they were poisoned by carbon monoxide, trying to pump out water from the basement of his house.

In the 12 departments of France on November 6 remains an "orange" level of risk of flooding. Above it is only the "red" level.

As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the French media on Sunday, eight thousand residents of the Var remain without electricity, the same number of people live without electricity in Corsica. According to the weather service Meteo France, on Monday, November 7, the element a little rest, but in some areas more rain is expected.

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