Floodwater Covers Roads After Record Rainfall in Agen, France

Flash flooding was reported in Agen, in southwestern France, on Wednesday, September 8, amid record rainfall.

France’s meteorological service said initial findings indicated that parts of Agen received more than 5 inches (128.8 mm) of rain in a three-hour period, breaking a record set in 1990.

According to Agen’s town hall, as much as two meters of flooding was reported on some streets.

This footage shows streets engulfed in floodwater on Wednesday night. Credit: Stéphanie Desbonnet via Storyful

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