One dead after tropical storm Fiona hits French island of Guadeloupe

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September 17, 20222:19 PM UTCLast Updated ago1 minute read

PARIS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – A man died in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe after heavy rainfall tied to tropical storm Fiona caused flooding on Friday night, local authorities said on Twitter on Saturday.

The man was found dead on Saturday after his house was swept away by floods in the Basse-Terre district, the local Prefect said.

Reporting by Dominique Vidalon, Editing by Louise Heavens

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