Paris: At least eight people and two firefighters went missing after near Nice city after heavy rain caused severe floods, informed French authorities on Saturday.
Franceinfo radio said that floods caused traffic chaos and bulldozed a bridge, and local authorities called on residents in the southeastern region to stay in their homes.
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The rain cut off power to about 13,500 homes in Alpes-Maritimes and around 600 emergency services personnel were deployed.
Meanwhile, the storm Alex yesterday caused chaos and damage in northwest France, leaving about 80,000 people without electricity.