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The Orange Alert Storms and Floods Lifted Throughout France

WEATHER: Eighteen departments were still affected by the orange alert …

A week after the major rainy and stormy episodes , giving places to flooding , the orange alert was lifted Thursday morning on the eighteen departments Northeast still concerned, according to Météo France.


Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Territoire de Belfort, Côte-d’Or, the Nièvre, the Saône-et-Loire, the Yonne, the Ardennes, Aube, Marne, Haute-Marne , Doubs, Jura, Haute-Saône, the Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle and the Vosges were still concerned.

Back to normal

The situation on the forehead flood experiencing a gradual return to normal and no longer stretch was in orange alert Thursday morning.

On Wednesday, the government adopted in the Council of Ministers initially arrested natural disaster to 782 towns located in 16 departments, paving the way for faster compensation for victims affected by recent floods.
Insurers have two months to pay an initial provision and three months for full compensation.

On Tuesday, the French Insurance Association (AFA) has assessed “the final amount of insured damage” caused by floods in an amount between 900 million and 1.4 billion euros, “at this stage”.

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