Thunderstorms: Eight North West Departments Placed on Orange Alert

In its latest warning bulletin, Meteo France reports that eight departments of the North West have been placed on orange alert for severe weather and thunderstorms. Eight departments of Pays de la Loire , Normandy and Brittany were placed in orange vigilance for severe weather and thunderstorms. This is what Meteo France announced in its last warning bulletin at 4pm on Friday 8th June. “Little mobile …

Normandy: A Deer Visits the Retirement Residence near Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët

The seniors of the residence Les Hirondelles, Grandparigny near Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët (Manche) received a surprising visit on Monday 21st May, 2018. That of a deer. Unusual scene this Monday 21st May 21 at 12.49pm. An unusual visitor was seen at the Swallows’ Home in Grandparigny , near Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët . A deer has entered this residence for the elderly. The animal seems to be very discreet. Contacted, …

Hot in Normandy: Several Cities Beat Heat Records

Heat records for a month of April were reached on April 19th, 2018, in Normandy. A high temperature that will last, before a sharp decline on Tuesday 24th April. The sun hit hard and the mercury climbed high Thursday, April 19, 2018. Meteo France has even recorded  monthly temperature records everywhere in Normandy , such as Rouen (Seine-Maritime), Lisieux ,  Deauville (Calvados) or Valognes (Manche) . That is to say, it …

Normandy: Accident Between a School Bus and a Car, Two Injured

An accident between a school bus and a car occurred on Tuesday 17th April, 2018, in Mortain-Bocage (Manche). A school bus and a car collided on Tuesday , April 17th, 2018 , around 4.30pm, in Mortain-Bocage, Normandy. The accident occurred at Clairet, at the crossroads between the Barenton-Mortain and Le Teilleul-Mortain axes. A car from the Teilleul collided with …

Weather in Normandy: Showers, Thunderstorms and a Hint of Sunshine this Weekend

On the menu in Normandy this weekend of April 14th and 15th, 2018, a true mix of the weather! Showers, sunshine and thunderstorms will orchestrate a weather broom well in season. The weekend of Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April 2018 , there will be something for everyone! The temperatures will not fall, but the heavens themselves, will offer …

Normandy: Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Center-Manche?

As is the tradition, the 17th March is St. Patrick’s day. The occasion to celebrate Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. This Irish speciality is exported across the English Channel. In Saint-Lô St. Patrick’s Day will be an opportunity to remember the Irish Hospital. Nearly 180 babies were born between 1945 and 1947 in this temporary hospital run …

Eleanor Storm: More than 54,000 Homes Without Power in Normandy

The electric grid of Normandy was a victim of bad weather caused by the Eleanor storm on Wednesday 3rd January, 2018. More than 54,000 homes were without power. Black is black. Since the beginning of the morning of Wednesday 3rd January, more than 54,000 homes were without electricity in Normandy.  The electricity network in the region, on an orange alert for strong winds, …