Montpellier flooded, thousands stranded as storms hit southern France

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People forced to sleep in railway stations, airports and schools after up to 30cm of rain drenched much of the south of France.

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Thousands of people slept in railway stations, airports and schools on Monday night after torrential rain drenched much of the south of France. The streets of the city of Montpellier were flooded and a kayak was spotted rowing alongside the old town, reports RFI.