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 …

Thunderstorms: The Gard and Herault Placed in Orange Alert

WEATHER: The Orange alert will begin this Saturday at 7pm and is expected to continue until 3 am Sunday . Meteo France urges caution in the south of France. The departments of Gard and Hérault were placed in orange alert for storms. “Within a rainy episode Cevennes, storms will rise evening from the Mediterranean to the plains of Languedoc,” said Meteo France in its …

Fire in the Hérault: 500 Hectares Burned and 400 People Evacuated

Some 500 hectares of pine forest and scrubland, and a house burned on Wednesday, near the towns of Saint-Pons-de-Mauchiens and Villeveyrac in the Hérault in a fire. The fire caused the evacuation of 400 people. The fire broke out around 3pm, before being “contained” at around 8.30pm. A fire ravaged this Wednesday, some 500 hectares of pine forest and scrubland, …

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, …