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Flooding In Southern France Kills 13

Officials say five people are seriously injured and one person is missing.
Posted at 10:00 AM, Oct 15, 2018

At least 13 people have died in flash flooding in southern France.

CNN reports five people are seriously injured and one person is missing. 

The Aude region saw months worth of rain in just hours, according to local officials.

Authorities say 700 firefighters are responding to the flooding. Some residents had to be rescued by helicopter.

Schools have been closed, and officials are warning residents to stay off the flooded roads and remain in their homes.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.