Flood Warning Issued as Rhone Overflows in Lyon

Heavy rain brought flooding to parts of Lyon, France, on Wednesday, November 15, causing the iconic Rhone river to overflow, according to local reports.

This footage, filmed by Lyon deputy mayor Nadia Lakehal from the Lafayette bridge on Wednesday, shows the Rhone swollen with rainwater.

According to local news reports areas between the Morand and Lafayette bridges were completely flooded, and access around the Rhone was limited.

A flood warning remained in place for the region on Wednesday night. Credit: Nadia Lakehal via Storyful