Seven people were killed in the French Department of Aude in the floods caused by heavy rains.
It is reported by Le Figaro, citing the local prefect Alain Tyrion.
So, according to him, in the municipality of Villardonnel the flow of water carried a nun. In the municipality Viligant in the same way killed four.
“At least one person washed away in sleep, for another the circumstances of the death not determined,” – said the prefect.
In addition, five people are in serious condition.
It is reported that the water level in the river U have reached unprecedented since 1891. Some roads are now unusable. All schools, colleges and universities on Monday do not work, about 8 thousand households are deprived of electricity.
Under forecasts of weather forecasters, the high level of flooding remains in four southern departments, reports “European true”.