12:34 PM: Evacuated neighborhoods east of Marseille, a collapsed house
While a lull is underway before new precipitation is expected in the early afternoon, the initial damage from the torrential rains that fell in Marseille is already being felt, especially in the east of the region.
According to information from the firefighters of Marseille in 20 minutes, a house has collapsed on Narcissuslaan, in the 12th arrondissement. Fortunately there are no casualties. A mudslide also occurred on the way to the valley of the Barasse, in the 11th arrondissement of Marseille.
The town hall of Marseille indicates that it is currently carrying out evacuations in the districts of Gardanne and Saint-Loup, in the 10th arrondissement. “A gymnasium is armed,” this source specifies.
In these people the water in their living room has risen to almost 50 cm pic.twitter.com/KyxqqWa8Uk
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