1600 people evacuated and 1 German missing : France Floods

In southern France, 1600 people have been forced to evacuate due to heavy floods. Most of the people forced to evacuate were campers.

One of the men missing is a German citizen believed to be in his 70s who was at one of the summer camps helping to supervise kids.

The most exceedingly bad hit territories are Ardèche, Drôme and Gard. In excess of 400 police and firefighters, along with four helicopters have been stationed for rescue and search operations.

The flooding has followed after southern France and most parts of Europe have experienced an unusual rise in temperature this year.

The interior ministry of France in a statement in French said that it has placed six departments on a flood alert.

In Saint-Julien-de-Peyrolas, 119 children were evacuated from a summer camp. The 70-year-old missing German was administering the kids at this camp.

Caught by a quick streaming deluge, he looked for cover in his vehicle, but the flow of water was so fast that the vehicle was cleared away.

Divers were brought in, as the search operation for the German was continuing.

Authorities rescuing the people said that many people suffered from minor wounds and were taken to the nearest hospital.

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