Heavy rains cause floods in France
Days of heavy rains have caused rivers across France to breach their banks, overwhelming roads, and villages.
The level of the River Garonne around Marmande is still very, although the red alert has been reduced to orange.
The river reached a height of 10.20 meters overnight from Wednesday into Thursday, a level not seen for 40 years, according to local officials.
French Prime Minister will visit the southwestern Lot-et-Garonne department
French Prime Minister Jean Castex is visiting today the southwestern Lot-et-Garonne department on Friday following serious flooding in recent days in the wake of Storm Justine.
Castex will see rescue operations in progress and meet local officials.