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Normandy: Violent Storm Near Flers, Flooded Caen Road

A violent storm fell on Thursday 24th May, 2018 in the Flers region. The axis leading to Caen was impassable, totally flooded at the exit of Saint-Georges-des-Groseillers.

The storm lasted only thirty minutes, Thursday , May 24, 2018 , the region of Flers, around 19:30. But the rainfall was particularly abundant.

Several tens of millimeters of water fell on the sector.

In Saint-Georges-des-Groseillers, the rue des Canadiens, the axis leading to Condé in Normandy and Caen, was quickly flooded.At the level of the industrial zone, near the roundabout of the Pottery and the new bypass northwest of Flers, the water is suddenly raised several tens of centimeters making traffic impossible.

The axis has been cut to traffic. Water has also reached the car parks of nearby companies.



Two years ago, on May 26, 2016, violent storms had already affected the territory.

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