...as torrential rains caused an avalanche that swept away people, tents, caravans and cars. Some of the bodies of the victims were discovered ten miles downstream. The campsite was full when the flash flood struck and hundreds of people had to be ... drive that contained information on the campsite's guests proved to be useless as it had been damaged by flood waters. Some 500 rescue workers, including firefighters backed by helicopter teams, worked throughout the night and following days to recover ... described how he had to give up helping other people swept away by the flood to save his own life. "There comes a moment when it's you or nobody," he is reported to have said from his hospital bed.