Woman killed as flash flooding hits Lourdes

Flash floods in south-western France have killed an elderly woman as the inundated grotto at the Catholic pilgrimage site of Lourdes remains closed for a second day.

The woman in her 70s was washed away overnight by the floodwaters after getting out of her submerged car at Saint Beat near Lourdes, the local prefecture said.

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2 Comments

  1. Purely instantaneously and from the gut, I can’t help but wonder: Given some of the sacriligeous abuses inflicted upon this sacred site over recent decades, could there be a Message in there somewhere?

  2. Epic Biblical flooding, not seen in 500 years in Europe!
    Kind of crazy, weather patterns! Could this be “The beginning of Sorrows?”


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