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Floods hit France and Italy; at least 2 dead, over 20 still missing

A number of villages north of Nice in France suffered serious damage from floods and landslides, with roads, bridges and homes destroyed

Floods | Italy | France


London: Parked cars are engulfed in water on a flooded street in north London, after a pipe burst early Tuesday Oct. 8, 2019. Some residents had to be evacuated from their homes after a major pipe burst and flooded a north London street. AP/PTI(
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At least two people have died and up to 20 are still missing after a powerful storm hit south-eastern and north-western Named Alex, the storm brought fierce winds and torrential rain.

A number of villages north of Nice in suffered serious damage from and landslides, with roads, bridges and homes destroyed. In north-western Italy, flooding was described as "historic". A section of a bridge over the Sesia river collapsed.

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First Published: Mon, October 05 2020. 01:25 IST