18 June 2010 14:57 | By Antony Bennison
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Flooding in France



The river Artuby floods the streets in Draguignan, southern France. Regional authorities say at least a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms.Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (© AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
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  • British football fans who came to South Africa for the World Cup stop for a group of giraffes crossing the road in the Pilanesberg National Park, near Rustenburg. (© AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
  • The river Artuby floods the streets in Draguignan, southern France. Regional authorities say at least a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms.Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects. (© AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
  • A man takes pictures of piled up cars washed up by the recent floods in Draguignan, southern France. (© AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)
  • Fans blow vuvuzelas following the World Cup group A match between South Africa and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa. (© AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
  • A boy aims a Kalashnikov assault rifle at a comrade in a military training camp in the village of Sengileevskoye, Russia. About 30 children between 10 to 18 years old undergo training in this military camp organised by former Russian servicemen where they learn the basics of martial arts and manual of arms. (© REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko)
  • HTC Columbia's team rider Tony Martin (left) of Germany wearing the leader's jersey is seen after the pack of riders crashed during their sprint next to the finish line during the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse from Schwarzenburg to Wettingen. (© REUTERS/Christian Hartmann)
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  • Oil is burned on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico a few miles from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Oil is still leaking from the wellhead. (© AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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The river Artuby floods the streets in Draguignan, southern France. Regional authorities say at least a dozen people have been killed and many are missing in the aftermath of flash floods that followed powerful rainstorms.Unusually heavy rains recently in the Var region have transformed streets into muddy rivers that swept up trees, cars and other objects.

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