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Flash floods in France
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 17 Jun 2010 @ 12:40
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More rain is predicted in areas of France affected by flash flooding yesterday. Local authorities are recommending against travel to Draguignan for the time being.

Storms caused flash flooding in the south east of France yesterday and early this morning, resulting in several fatalities and severe storm damage.

The French Met office is predicting more rain tomorrow in the same area. Local authorities are currently recommending against travelling to the Draguignan area for the time being. Travellers to the region are advised to check with their travel operators/destination contacts for further advice and information.

British Consular staff in France are in close contact with the authorities and are providing assistance to any British nationals who have been affected.

For more information, see the
Foreign Office Travel Advice for France.

Further information

France - travel advice

British Embassy, Paris

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