British coastguards were still searching for two French fishermen on Sunday, who went missing at sea near the Isles of Scilly off Great Britain the night before.
Five people have been killed by a single bolt of lightning in northern Zimbabwe.
The body of Pierre Barnes, the 12-year-old British boy who disappeared on the French island of Porquerolles on Saturday, was found underwater on Thursday, local prosecutors said.
France offered to help the storm-struck US on Tuesday after Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the American east coast, killing over 30 people and causing billions of dollars-worth of damage.
Six French nationals who were reported missing in the Carribean after Hurricane Sandy passed through the region returned to port in Martinique safe and sound, according to local rescue ...
Six or seven French nationals are missing in the Caribbean after Hurricane Sandy passed near the area where they were sailing.
Floodwaters were subsiding in the French city of Lourdes on Sunday and forecasters said new flooding was unlikely.
France is expecting storms after the heatwave which has hit the country over the last week.
French weather-watchers lifted storm warnings for most of the country Saturday after Paris-Brittany trains were delayed for up to four hours overnight due to storm damage.
Storm were to sweep northern France on Friday and Saturday. After four days of brilliant sunshine, heavy rain is expected to return and residents have been warned to beware of high winds.