Flood-Swollen Huveaune River Surges Through Marseille

Flooding hit parts of Provence, in the south of France, on the morning of Monday, October 4, with Meteo-France recording 173 mm of rainfall in Marseille overnight.

Hugues Barthes recorded this footage showing the swollen Huveaune River surging through Marseille, as Meteo-France warned of the risk of significant flooding along its banks.

Locals were urged to stay vigilant as stormy weather was expected to last into the night, with status red and orange warnings issued for some areas.

Travel was disrupted regionally, with a number of train services suspended. Credit: Hugues Barthes via Storyful

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