Avalanches: One Dead and One Wounded in the Pyrenees, a Missing Person in the Alps

A skier was killed Tuesday and another injured in the Hautes-Pyrenees after avalanches have also hit the Alps, where a Briton was missing. A skier was killed Tuesday and another injured in the Hautes-Pyrenees after avalanches have also hit the Alps , where a Briton has been missing since Sunday , we have learned from rescue services. In the …

Eleanor Storm: One Dead, Four Seriously Injured, 4300 Calls to Firefighters

Wednesday noon, Civil Security announced that 15 people were injured, four seriously, and one person died after the passage of the Eleanor storm. One dead, five injured including 4 serious, air traffic and rail disturbed , 225,000 homes without power : Eleanor storm, after sweeping the northern half of France and the Paris region, headed Wednesday to the southeast, with the expected …

Weather: Violent Storm and Winds Sunday and Monday in France

Ana storm arrived on Saturday evening on the Brittany and Normandy coast, bringing with it strong winds and rain in abundance for Sunday and Monday. Twelve departments were placed on orange alert snow and ice. A very active disturbance will move Sunday on the Hexagon, according to forecasts from Météo-France, because of the storm named Ana. Meteo …

Avalanche in Tignes: Four people, including Three Members of the Same family Dead

On vacation, at least four people died in the Savoie resort of Tignes. “There is evidence that there is no other victim,” said Nicolas Martrenchard, the sub-prefect of Albertville. It is the deadliest avalanche since the beginning of the ski season. Initially, a rescue team had raised a group of eight people accompanied by a …

Alps: A Tourist Plane Disappears in the Mountains

ACCIDENT: The search began on Friday and continued with ground and air resources … A two-seater light aircraft disappeared on Friday night between the Savoie and Haute-Savoie. The Sater plane (air-land rescue) was immediately triggered, indicated the Haute-Savoie prefecture. The precise location of the accident is unknown “The last location of the plane is the in southern Haute-Savoie …

Alps: The Snow has Arrived on Mass

WEATHER: The first snow fell that night … Although it is not a surprise to see snow falling in the mountains in late November, that after an exceptionally mild early autumn, the first snow fell yesterday in the mountains but also in some lowland areas like in the North or in Picardy.  In the Alps and the Pyrenees, where …

Airbus A340 deliberately Crashed

Evidence from the recently recovered black box in the crashed Airbus showed that the co-pilot “deliberately” destroyed the plane as passengers screamed in terror behind him. At a press conference,  Brice Robin, the procureur examining judge said that the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, 28, intentionally put the plane into a descent while the pilot was out …