France: Record rainfall and flooding in Nancy

After heavy rains in September-Max by Nancy 22/05/2012 REUTERS

May 22. Heavy rains in eastern France last night led to flooding in the city of Nancy, whose mayor has demanded the government to declare the region a disaster. Flooding in Nancy serious material damage, accident without its casualties.

Last night in Nancy dropped record rainfall — 103 mm in just 4 hours (almost monthly average for the region). At night, 200 local firefighters received more than 800 calls and conducted dozens of evacuations of flood victims. In some places, the water level in the reservoirs up to 2 meters — said AFP. Nancy morning fire truck collided with a city bus: fire was seriously injured, two bus passengers were slightly injured.

Source: Russian.rfi.fr

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