UPDATED November 1, 19:00: Tuesday morning’s storm caused a landslip near Beaulieu-sur-Mer railway station that closed the Nice-Ventimiglia train line overnight. SNCF officials said the line was likely to reopen by 05:00 on Wednesday morning.

A 25-mere pine tree fell across the tracks, bringing down the power lines as it dd so.

The incident coincided with the end of a yellow alert that had been in place overnight in the Alpes-Maritimes.

Earlier in the morning, Storm Claudio had caused some flooding along the Promenade des Anglais where water was unable to run off fast enough.

PHOTO: Météo Côte d’Azur