A man walks on a trestle bridge as high water floods Venice, northern Italy, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019.. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)

At least 5 dead as heavy rain hits France, Italy

Rivers still rising in Italy after weekend flooding

Some roads remained closed Monday on the French Riviera, and rivers are still rising in Italy after the weekend flooding.

A man walks on a trestle bridge as high water floods Venice, northern Italy, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019.
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The administration for France’s Var region said four people died, including a couple in their 70s from the perfume capital of Grasse whose car got submerged. Another died after a French rescue boat sank in the Mediterranean and another was found dead in a car.

A man walks on a trestle bridge as high water floods Venice, northern Italy, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019.
Photo: 4.42ft

In northern Italy, a woman was found dead after the Bomida river swept away her car. Rescuers are also searching for possible victims after a landslide caused the collapse of a stretch of an elevated highway near the flooded city of Savona.

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