Hautes-Alpes: A Skier Drops Eight Meters from a Chairlift

ACCIDENT: The skier suffered a epileptic seizure … According to information from La Provence , a skier fell eight meters when he was on a running chairlift, located on the Serre-Chevalier ski area in the Hautes-Alpes with his girlfriend. The man, of British nationality, was the victim of an epileptic seizure. Seriously injured, he was transported to the North Hospital of …

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 …

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 …

Snow, Ice and High Winds: 12 Departments Placed in Orange Alert

Twelve departments were placed on orange alert in the late afternoon until Monday morning with the risk of snow and ice, high winds and avalanche risk. Twelve departments were placed under orange alert, late Saturday afternoon until Monday morning, eight for risk of snow and ice, three for high winds in the Hauts-de-France and the Savoy for possible avalanches announced Meteo …

The Ski Resorts are Enjoying the Early Arrival of Snow

Snowfall that has fell recently has already enabled many ski resorts to open part of their ski area … The falling snow that recently fell in massive quantities have already enabled several stations to open part of their ski area, just days before the official start of a season that professionals expect fruitful. November 11, Porte-Puymorens (Pyrénées-Orientales) was the …

Heatwave: Fifteen Departments Still on Orange Alert

Fifteen departments Southeast are still on Friday morning orange alert for heatwave, said Meteo France in its latest bulletin at 6am. The heatwave episode continues on the southeast of France. Meteo France has kept 15 departments orange alert. The heatwave alert relates to the following departments: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Hautes-Alpes, Alpes-Maritimes, Ardèche, Bouches-du-Rhone, the Corse-du-Sud, Haute-Corse , Drôme, …

140 Skiers Stranded on a Chairlift for Two Hours in the Hautes-Alpes

An electrical failure in the Puy-Saint-Vincent resort in the Hautes-Alpes has blocked 140 skiers on a chairlift this Friday morning They necessarily had to think about the misadventures of Jean-Claude Dusse in Bronzés are skiing. Friday morning, 140 skiers were stranded on a chairlift in the Puy-Saint-Vincent resort in the Hautes-Alpes, reports the website of …

Alpes-Maritimes: The Earth Moved a Dozen Times in the Night from Wednesday to Thursday

EARTHQUAKE: Some tremors reached magnitude 3.7 and 4.1 … Thousands of residents in the Alpes-Maritimes woke up during night with a start. The earth shook repeatedly in the night from Wednesday to Thursday, including at 3.45am and 3.48am, with respective magnitudes of 3.7 and 4.1 . A total of 18 earthquakes hit the Southern Alps …