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, …

Granville: 83 Year Old Pedestrian Seriously Injured

A lady of 83 years has been severely hit by a car near the Louis – Dior stadium in Granville (Manche) this Monday, December 18th around 4.45pm. It was 4:45 p.m. this Monday 18th December, 2017, when firefighters from the fire station in Granville (Manche) were called to a traffic accident near the Louis-Dior stadium in Granville. A vehicle, driven by …

Road Safety: Fewer Deaths but More Accidents on the Roads of Normandy in November

The number of injury by road accidents has increased sharply between November 2016 and 2017, in several departments of Normandy, like the national trend. 281 dead . The number of people killed in France in traffic accidents,  in the month of November 2017 . A figure up 8.9%compared to the same period in 2016. Preliminary figures begin to emerge for departments  Normandy . In November 2017, at …

Weather: Expected Waves of 8 or 9 metres in Brittany and the Channel Coast

A Yellow weather warning for strong gusts of wind and waves up to 9 meters high are expected in Brittany and 8 meters on the coast of the Channel, Saturday, October 21st. The forecasts. We must be careful this weekend, especially this Saturday 21st October, 2017. Strong winds are expected to reach the coasts of Brittany and Normandy, accompanied by waves of up …