Unsurpassed Flood Swamp Southern French Village

Heavy rainfall caused severe flooding in the Gard department in southern France on September 14, causing extensive damage to property and vehicles, local media reported.  In Codognan, a stretch of the Rhony River swelled

Heavy rainfall caused severe flooding in the Gard department in southern France on September 14, causing extensive damage to property and vehicles, local media reported. In Codognan, a stretch of the Rhony River swelled to “engulf several districts,” La Chaine Info said, adding that locals had never seen anything like it. Footage released by Steph Vignau shows the fast-flowing flood in Codognan. In response to the flood, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin visited Gard, urging locals to be vigilant and saying they would get his full support. Credit: Steph Vignau via Storyful

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