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Storms hit France after weeks of drought

Storms hit France after weeks of drought


Updated 27 minutes ago Published 2022-08-17 20:40



Social media is flooded with videos of a submerged Paris metro station. – Screen grab of France 24, August 17, 2022.

The French weather service warned today that flash floods are at risk in much of the south where a historic drought has dried up the steep hills of the Mediterranean Sea, a day after severe rainstorms hit much of the country.

Alert levels remain in effect for five southern sectors hit by overnight storms with 2-4 cm of rain within the hour, with some areas reporting up to 7-9 cm of rain. I was.


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