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, …

Hérault: A Tornado Devastates Saint-Martin-de-Londres

WEATHER: The primary school and the commercial area are particularly affected in Saint-Martin-de-Londres … A mini-tornado occurred during the night of Wednesday to Thursday in Saint-Martin-de-Londres, 30 km north of Montpellier in Herault. The roofs of seven buildings in the commercial area were destroyed and those of six homes and several vehicles were damaged by the wind. According …