Street Flooding Follows Storms in Marseille

Water streamed down the streets of Marseille, France, on Wednesday, August 17, following strong thunderstorms.

Footage recorded by @james30314037 shows stormy weather early on Wednesday and flooding in the streets continuing late into the evening.

Local media reported that Marseille had been hit by torrential rain, thunderstorms, and wind overnight into Wednesday, which was followed by flooding in the evening.

An orange alert for the area, issued by Meteo France, was lifted by midnight on Wednesday, the report added.

Heavy rainfall also caused flooding in Paris. Credit: @james30314037 via Storyful

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