Weather: 18 Departments on Orange Alert for Strong Winds, Floods or Snow-Ice

18 departments were placed this Saturday 20th January by Meteo France on orange alert for strong winds, floods or snow-ice. While today Saturday 20th January, 2018 looks pretty gloomy, with rain almost everywhere in France, Meteo France placed 18 departments on orange alert, either for strong winds, floods or snow-ice . #MétéoDuWE Temps maussade avec #nuages, #pluies, #vents parfois violents …

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 …

Haute-Savoie: Teenage Girl dies of Flu

The girl was 14 years old … She was 14 and was called Faustina. The teenager, who lived in the Blame-de-Sillingy in Haute-Savoie, died on April 8 following a H1N1 type of flu, reported Friday Le Dauphiné Libéré. Haute-Savoie : une collégienne de 14 ans meurt de la grippe https://t.co/3NmOdb3rTf — Le Dauphiné Libéré (@ledauphine) …

Rhône-Alpes: Several Departments Plagued by a Serious Outbreak of Chickenpox

HEALTH: Isere, Savoie and Haute-Savoie are most affected … The region is one of five regional departments affected by the disease. According to the bulletin weekly Riverkeeper Network, published Wednesday, Rhône-Alpes is currently experiencing an outbreak of chickenpox, described as “moderate” by the observatory GPs. The unevenly affected departments This childhood disease , which results in the appearance …