Several people have been killed in flash flooding in France’s southern department of Aude, with reports of residents being swept away by fast-flowing floodwater on October 15.
A red alert has been put in place, with Meteo France warning of a major flood risk threatening the safety of people and property.
This video shows fast-flowing floodwater in the village of Villegailhenc. A helicopter in the footage is using a winch to airlift what appears to be an emergency worker and a rescued person. Credit: @suarezanthooony via Storyful