Watch: Waves crash over sea wall in French city of Saint-Melo, flooding streets

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Amateur video obtained by the Associated Press shows the force of the storm that hit France in overnight.

Amateur video shows the force of the storm that hit France.
Source: Associated Press

Huge waves were captured on camera, crashing into roads and buildings in the city of Saint-Melo.

One man has died and 15 other people were injured in the storm.

Read more: Severe storm lashes Europe killing at least one person, forcing flight cancellations, cutting power to thousands

France's Interior Ministry said four people were in a "serious condition."

Emergency services have attended 4,300 incidents amid some of the worst winds to hit France in many years.

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