3 missing amid storms in southern France

Updated 2017-06-14 14:28:36 Xinhua

Three people were reported missing after violent thunderstorms hit the southern French department of Haute-Loire Tuesday night, local media reported Wednesday.

The three missing included a tractor driver and two kayakers, the prefect of Haute-Loire, Eric Marie was quoted by French radio RTL as saying.

"We recorded 170 millimeters in one hour," the prefect said, adding it was a sudden and violent weather phenomenon that incurred floods and carried away vehicles.

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