20 are feared dead in 'apocalyptic' floods along French Riviera

October 4, 2015 1:48 PM

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Twenty people are feared dead in the aftermath of a severe storm that swept across French Riviera on Saturday and Sunday morning, inundating streets in Cannes and surrounding towns.

French President Francois Hollande said in a statement that people were found dead in the towns of Cannes, Biot, Golfe-Juan and Mandelieu-la-Napoule. He said the rains also caused serious damage.

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