Paris: The Hottest Night Since 1872, Heat Records Broken … The summer Starts Strong

WEATHER: Thursday, 37 degrees are expected in Paris … Paris has just experienced its warmest recorded temperature since 1872.  On Wednesday night, the temperature was Rising. In midsummer, the temperatures are mounted well above seasonal norms. The capital remains a furnace for the day on Thursday, with 37° C. Records broken The 37 degrees on Wednesday in the …

Fuel Tankers Strike: Should we Fear a Shortage?

The CGT called for an unlimited strike of drivers of hazardous materials (fuel, gas, chemicals …) from Friday. According to the union, a majority of drivers are on strike this Friday in Ile-de-France. If this strike, triggered full weekend of Ascension continues, it could lead to supply problems but the UFIP (French Union of Petroleum Industries) is …

The Pollution Peak Extends into the East and the West, Paris on Alert

The new peak of pollution that affects many parts of France including the Ile-de-France extended from Sunday most of Rhône-Alpes and in the west of France, forcing the authorities to take action to limit traffic and reduce speed. In Rhône-Alpes, the alert threshold pollution by fine particles hit Sunday afternoon 12 of the 17 monitoring areas and …

Hauts-de-Seine: 20 Arrests after Incidents in Lycees

Tense situation this morning in five lycees in the Hauts-de-Seine. Several trash fires and throwing stones. The police conducted twenty arrests. Police ​​this morning made twenty arrests after incidents in five lycees in the Hauts-de-Seine.  A Courbevoie, in the western suburbs of Paris, dozens of young people started burning garbage just before 8am, around vocational school Paul …