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Storm Zeus: 220,000 Homes still without Power, 53,000 in Brittany

Tuesday morning at 10 am, after the passage of the storm Zeus, 220,000 homes were still without power. Monday night, at the most critical moment, 600,000 homes were without power by the storm that killed two motorists killed by falling trees in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Dordogne. In Brittany, 53,000 homes are still without power.

220,000 homes were still without power Tuesday morning after the passage of storm Zeus that swept France on Monday with winds of extreme violence, according Enedis.

at 9.30am, 86,000 customers were without power in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 53,000 in Brittany and 52,000 in New Aquitaine.

Two-thirds of homes without power at the height of the storm regained electricity in 24 hours, according Enedis.

600,000 homes without electricity Monday evening

At the most critical moment Monday night, more than 600 000 households were without electricity by the storm that caused the deaths of two motorists killed by falling trees in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Dordogne .

Number of cuts on a single storm is the first time since the storms of December 1999 there have been as many private homes current, especially in Brittany and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. In 1999, there were 3 million households in the dark.

The weather is still unstable Tuesday, and always windy. “The Zeus storm moved away toward the Adriatic Sea. Winds gradually eased around the Mediterranean “ , says Meteo France.

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