A firefighter helps a youngster in a flooded street during rescue operation following heavy rains that saw rivers bursting banks on Monday in Trebes, near Carcassone, southern France. Photo: Agence France-PresseA firefighter helps a youngster in a flooded street during rescue operation following heavy rains that saw rivers bursting banks on Monday in Trebes, near Carcassone, southern France. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A firefighter helps a youngster in a flooded street during rescue operation following heavy rains that saw rivers bursting banks on Monday in Trebes, near Carcassone, southern France. Photo: Agence France-Presse

11 dead in France flooding, as three months of rain falls in one night

The deluge hit the southwest region of Carcasonne, bursting river banks

Topic |   Extreme weather
A firefighter helps a youngster in a flooded street during rescue operation following heavy rains that saw rivers bursting banks on Monday in Trebes, near Carcassone, southern France. Photo: Agence France-PresseA firefighter helps a youngster in a flooded street during rescue operation following heavy rains that saw rivers bursting banks on Monday in Trebes, near Carcassone, southern France. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A firefighter helps a youngster in a flooded street during rescue operation following heavy rains that saw rivers bursting banks on Monday in Trebes, near Carcassone, southern France. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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