Two people died this weekend in Languedoc, Hérault and Aude, after drowning in the Mediterranean.

A 28-year-old young man could not be revived by emergency services after drowning in Port-La-Nouvelle, Aude, reports

L'Indépendant. 

A strong swell

This weekend, the firefighters and the Aude prefecture had recommended "the greatest caution" on the coast, due to "a strong swell".

Swimming was strongly discouraged because the beaches are not yet supervised.

In Hérault, firefighters were dispatched to Agde around 6 p.m. on Sunday to try to find a 70-year-old man who had not returned home.

Research, undertaken by specialists in water rescue, made it possible to find the floating body of the septuagenarian, report the firefighters.

A 14-year-old boy dies drowned in the Lac de la Ramée, in Toulouse

A young man dies while bathing in an old quarry in Brittany

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  • Languedoc Roussillon

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