Truck Washed Away During Flash Flooding in Southern France

A box truck was washed away in the Gard district of southern France in the early hours of Saturday, September 19, as flash flooding struck the region. This footage taken from Anduze shows the truck floating past homes with its cab submerged.

According to reports, the Gard was put on red alert for flooding, torrential rain and thunderstorms until 3 am Sunday morning.

“Accumulations of 80 to 120 mm in a short time are possible, with hail and violent gusts of wind,” according to local weather reports. Credit: Kevin Cabanis via Storyful

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