A destroyed house in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, France. Photo: AFP A destroyed house in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, France. Photo: AFP
A destroyed house in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, France. Photo: AFP

Huge rescue effort after deadly storm Alex barrels across France and Italy

  • A storm that moved across southeastern France into northwestern Italy caused major flooding on both sides of the border
  • Hundreds of rescue operations carried out as flooding swept away roads and damaged homes

Topic |   Extreme weather
A destroyed house in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, France. Photo: AFP A destroyed house in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, France. Photo: AFP
A destroyed house in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, France. Photo: AFP
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