'A Sight of Horror': House Swept Away by Floodwater

Houses were destroyed and villages isolated in Alpes-Maritimes after Storm Alex hit the region on October 2.

This footage shows a building being destroyed by raging floodwater. The reporter who recorded the footage, Grégory Leclerc, said locals had told him this house was empty.

In other footage posted by Leclerc, he described how two people were unable to escape from a house nearby that was also destroyed by flooding.

France 24 reported that eight people were missing on October 3 after the storm lashed the southeast, causing flooding near Nice. Credit: Grégory Leclerc, Nice-Matin via Storyful