Thunderstorms: 36 Departments of the West, North, Ile-de-France and East on Orange Alert

Several departments of the northern half of France are in orange alert for violent thunderstorms this Monday, according to Meteo France. Thirty-six departments of the West, North, Ile-de-France and East are placed Monday in orange vigil for violent storms with a risk of hail, according to Meteo France . The alert is valid from 10am Monday to 6am on Tuesday morning, for the …

Deux-Sèvres: Three Dead, including Two British in Road Accident

ROAD ACCIDENT: A serious road accident in the Deux-Sèvres has left three people dead … A frontal collision between two cars left three dead, including two British nationals, Sunday in Deux-Sèvres. The accident occurred shortly after midday on a departmental road, in the municipality of Saint-Pardoux, about thirty kilometres northeast of Niort. The two British, …

Vendee: An Earthquake of a Magnitude 4.8 in the Night

An earthquake woke the Vendee, on the night of Sunday to Monday, causing no injuries. The epicenter was located at the boundary between the Vendee and Deux Sevres. The tremor was felt even in Vienne. Firefighters in Vendée, Deux-Sèvres received dozens of phone calls on Monday 12th February at dawn. Calls for people reporting that they had been …