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Deadly flash floods in southern France

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district of France after several months worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, in Trebes, France. 



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Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district of France after several months worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, in Trebes, France. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district of France after several months worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, in Trebes, France. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Residents walk past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Residents walk past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Residents walk past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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People walk on a road that is partially washed away after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

People walk on a road that is partially washed away after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

People walk on a road that is partially washed away after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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A resident cleans inside his home after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A resident cleans inside his home after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A resident cleans inside his home after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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A woman stands near damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district of France after several months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, in Villegailhenc, France, October 15, 2018.   REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A woman stands near damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district of France after several months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, in Villegailhenc, France, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A woman stands near damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district of France after several months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, in Villegailhenc, France, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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General view of a high waters after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

General view of a high waters after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

General view of a high waters after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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An emergency worker walks past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

An emergency worker walks past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

An emergency worker walks past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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A resident sweeps muddy water from his home after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A resident sweeps muddy water from his home after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A resident sweeps muddy water from his home after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Rubble blocks an alley after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rubble blocks an alley after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rubble blocks an alley after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Residents stand on the stoop on a flooded street after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Residents stand on the stoop on a flooded street after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Residents stand on the stoop on a flooded street after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Residents walk past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Residents walk past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Residents walk past damaged cars after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Rescue workers evacuate residents from a neighborhood after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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A man walks past an overturned car after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A man walks past an overturned car after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A man walks past an overturned car after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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A woman sorts through damaged belongings as clean-up operations continue after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A woman sorts through damaged belongings as clean-up operations continue after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

A woman sorts through damaged belongings as clean-up operations continue after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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Clean-up operations continue after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Clean-up operations continue after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

Clean-up operations continue after flash floods hit the southwestern Aude district. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier
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