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French Riviera Storm

French Riviera Storm Image ID 1887
Acquisition date 03-Oct-2015
Over head time 13:35:00
Satellite Sensor viirs
Sensor Channel(s) 1,4,3

An image of the weather system that brought torrential rain and severe flooding across south-eastern France. Meteo France stated that Cannes received the heaviest rainfall with 107 mm (4.2 in) recorded between 20:00 21:00 hrs Central European Time (CET), 174 mm (6.9 in) in total between 20:00 22:00 hrs (CET). The average monthly rainfall for Cannes during October is normally 130 mm (5.1 in). The BBC reported on 5 October that 19 people have been killed as a result of the flooding on the French Riviera

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