Floods and Storms: 11 Departments Still on Orange Alert until Friday

This Thursday morning, Meteo France has maintained its orange alert for floods and storms in 11 departments. A lull is expected from the beginning of the afternoon. Details. Eleven departments are still placed in orange alert  by Meteo France this Thursday morning according to the last national bulletin , while major floods are still ongoing in the Northwest and South West. 🔶 11 dpts …

Sarthe: 22 People Rescued by Firefighters at a Campsite near Le Mans

It is not always good to be a camper in Sarthe these days. In Neuville-sur-Sarthe, gendarmes and firemen intervened at the campsite. The Sarthe has not finished with the consequences of the storms and heavy rains of recent days. This Wednesday 13th June, 2018 still, the gendarmes had to intervene in a campsite, in Neuville-sur-Sarthe, near Le Mans. Before firefighters carry out evacuations. It was the gendarmes of the Savigné-l’Evêque brigade who …

Floods in Sarthe: The Firefighters Intervened 1,800 Times, You Have 5 Days to Declare your Damage

If the weather situation should subside, it is still possible that the Sarthe undergoes rains accompanied by thunderstorms.  The prefecture of Sarthe takes stock of the weather in Sarthe, Tuesday 12th June, 2018 , at 7pm. Even if the weather conditions should subside, rains and thunderstorms can still happen in the next few hours. In addition, new rains are expected Saturday 16th June. Heavy rains in recent days have …

Floods in Normandy: The Rivers la Dives and Vie on Orange Alert

The rivers La Dives and La Vie in Normandy have been placed on orange alert for risk of floods. Tuesday 12th June, 2018, overflows have already been noted in the Pays d’Auge. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the inhabitants of Vimoutiers (Orne) woke up with their feet in the water . Due to heavy rainfall , the La Vie River was in flood . A hundred inhabitants and a dozen …

Thunderstorms: Houses Struck by Lightning, Flooded Roads, … Damage Throughout France

On Saturday 9th June, 2018, nearly 40 departments were placed on orange alert for severe storms and thunderstorms. Between heavy rains and lightning, the sky did damage. Close to lightning throughout France Saturday 9th June, 2018. At the end of the day, 35 departments, from Normandy to Brittany through the south of the country, were placed …

Saint-Malo Struck by the Storms: Pay Attention on the Road!

Since last night, Saint-Malo faces violent showers. On the road, the situation is sometimes tense. Since yesterday evening, Friday 8th June, 2018, violent showers are falling on Saint-Malo, making the traffic sometimes very complicated on the roads . Including the N137, linking Saint-Malo to Rennes, where an imposing pool of water caused by these torrential rains formed at the barrier of Châteauneuf-d’Ille-et-Vilaine. …

Thunderstorms and Floods: 28 Departments on Orange Alert

This Tuesday 5th June, Meteo France has placed 28 departments in eastern, central and southern France on orange alert because of a new stormy episode. The forecasts. France does not have time to recover from a stormy episode, a new land. This Tuesday 5th June,  28 departments of Normandy, East, Central and South, were placed on orange alert , said Meteo …

Thunderstorms in the Eure: In a Ditch Filled With Water, a Man Dies Stuck in his Car

A 37-year-old man died after leaving Piseux (Eure) on Tuesday 5th June, 2018. His car slipped into a ditch filled with water. Details. A 37-year-old man died on Tuesday 5th June, 2018, stuck in his car, in Piseux (Eure) . According to the services of the prefecture, the car made a “road exit” and “slipped into a ditch filled with water” at …