BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Floods in northern France's Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Now Reading:

Floods in northern France's Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Text size Aa Aa

Days of heavy rain have caused flooding in France’s northern province of Nord-Pas-de-Calais.

On the outskirts of Merville, the river Lys has risen by one centimetre every hour and a half – reaching over 2.5 metres.

Flooding has cut off roads and damaged buildings across the region.