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Storm Alex: Deadly Flooding Hits France And Italy

More than a dozen deaths have been reported since the storm pounded France's Alpes-Maritimes region and Italy's northwestern regions of Liguria and Piedmont starting Friday – four on the French side, eight on the Italian side.

October 07, 2020

A house leans on a heavily damaged road, in Limone Piemonte, northern Italy.

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An aerial view showing a partially collapsed bridge over the Sesia river, in Romagnano Sesia, northern Italy.

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Houses stand at the edge of a ravine after floods in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, southeastern France.

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A partially collapsed house leans on a heavily damaged road, in Limone Piemonte, northern Italy.

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A small van is about to fall in a ravine after floods in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, southwestern France.

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Water flows on a heavily damaged road, in Limone Piemonte, northern Italy.

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A destroyed house is seen after floods in Luceram, southeastern France. More than a dozen deaths have been reported since the storm pounded France's Alpes-Maritimes region and Italy's northwestern regions of Liguria and Piedmont starting Friday – four on the French side, eight on the Italian side.

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A car is covered by mud, in Limone Piemonte, northern Italy. Flooding has devastated the northwestern regions of Liguria and Piedmont, with at least eight deaths since Friday.

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A damaged house is pictured after floods in Saint-Martin-Vesubie, southeastern France.

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An aerial view showing an interrupted road by rubbles of a landslide, in Limone Piemonte, northern Italy.

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A car stands on the rubbles of a landslide on a heavily damaged road, in Limone Piemonte, northern Italy.

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A car was swept away during floods in the Roya river of Breil-sur-Roya, near the border with Italy.

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A French tricolor flag recovered from the wreckage of a destroyed bridge over the Roya river is laid out to dry in Breil-sur-Roya, near the border with Italy.

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A firefighters' helicopter flies over flooding in the town of Ornavasso, in the northern Italian region of Piedmont.

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Firefighters evacuate people from a house amidst flooding in the town of Ornavasso, in the northern Italian region of Piedmont.

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