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Le sud de la France est en proie aux orages et à des pluies diluviennes.
The south of France is beset by storms and heavy rains.
Le département de l'Hérault a été placé en vigilance rouge à cause d'importants risques d'inondations et de coulées de boue.
The department of Herault was placed in red vigilance due to severe flooding and mudslides.
La visibilité est quasi-nulle sur cette route départementale et rares sont les habitants du village de Maize à oser affronter la pluie.
Visibility is almost zero on this secondary road and few villagers of Maize dare to face the rain.
Chaque année pour l'époque des vendanges il y a des orages.
Each year for the harvest period there are storms.
Mais enfin pas comme ça.
But yet not like that.
On est obligé quand même de subir les caprices du temps.
We have still to suffer the vagaries of weather.
Les cours d'eau sortent de leur lit et inondent les routes, en portant des voitures sur leur passage.
Rivers overflow their banks and flood the roads, carrying cars on their way.
Autour de Montpellier, une trentaine de voies ont été bloquées, dont les accès à l'aéroport.
Around Montpellier, about thirty roads were blocked, including the access to the airport.
A certains endroits même la chaussée n'a pas résisté aux trombes d'eau.
In some places even the floor has not withstood the downpour.
Dans le département de l'Hérault, pas moins de 1000 pompiers ont été mobilisés cette nuit.
In the department of Herault, not less than 1,000 firefighters were mobilised last night.
De nombreux trains ont été immobilisés ; certains en pleine voie comme ici à Lunel.
Many trains were stranded; some in the middle of the road like here in Lunel.
A Nîmes, 1800 personnes étaient bloquées en gare dimanche soir.
In Nimes, 1,800 people were blocked at the station Sunday night.
Ce phénomène météorologique appelé "orage cévénol" est très fréquent en début d'automne.
This weather phenomenon called "cévénol storm" is very common in early fall.
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