Four killed by Alex floods in France & Italy

Four people have been killed and many more reported missing after flash floods hit south-eastern France and north-western Italy.

“8 are formally reported missing with 12 suspected,” officials said.

Dozens of houses were destroyed and entire roads were washed away in a mountainous border region near Nice.

Meanwhile, rescue workers have been sent out for a search-mission amid fears that up to 20 people were missing.