show huge floods washing through France, forcing thousands from their homes

BBC Flash floods swept through southern France, forcing summer campers to scatter to safety with helicopters rescuing some.

A sudden weather front came in after July’s extreme heat – thunder, rain and flooding followed.
The areas of Gard and Ardeche, usually warm, had exceptionally hot summers.
A German pensioner is missing –  people are worried he was swept away in the current.

Videos show the raging floods which forced 1,600 people to evacuate campsites in southern France.

People are worried as a 70-year-old man is missing from the torrential floods that swept through the region on Thursday.

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