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12 killed as floods hit France and Italy


Three more bodies have been discovered on the French side of the border with Italy after severe mountain flooding ravaged parts of both countries, leaving at least 12 dead.

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Heavy flooding sees passengers stranded for hours


Hundreds of passengers were stranded because of a landslide and a military helicopter was deployed when a river burst its banks following heavy rainfall which caused disruption to parts of the country.

Polmuir Road in Aberdeen is one of the worst affected streets

Firefighters called to Aberdeen nursery after flooding


FIREFIGHTERS were called to an Aberdeen nursery today to pump flood water from its basement. The incident happened at Summers Nursery in St Swithin Street this afternoon. One appliance was used to pump water from the premises. The owner of the nursery, Jackie Young, today confirmed that no children were affected by the incident.