• Short Summary

    Winter storms lashed the Mediterranean coast of France on Saturday (19 Feb) hurling debris onto coastal highways -- and flooding wide areas.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN Flood farmland and town (2 shots)
    0.18

    2.
    GV PAN debris on highway and broken down car
    0.26

    3.
    SV Wreckage on road
    0.35

    4.
    SV Policeman on duty PAN TO signs showing road blocks and diversion
    0.40

    5.
    GV & SV Debris being cleared from road by grader
    0.51

    6.
    SV PAN ALONG coast with debris and damaged pipes
    1.12


    Flooded area near Antibes on Rivera Coast, debris on highways, signs showing closure of roads, grader clearing debris from road, damage on sea wall at Nice.




    Initials OS/2333 OS/2342



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Winter storms lashed the Mediterranean coast of France on Saturday (19 Feb) hurling debris onto coastal highways -- and flooding wide areas.

    In Antibes, about thirty people had to be evacuated from their homes as flood waters three feet (1 meter) deep swirled through the town.

    All along the coast, roads were temporarily closed and sea walls were damaged by high waves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7VEGWXIYBQ0VY1RUWDCZQZ3FT
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VEGWXIYBQ0VY1RUWDCZQZ3FT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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