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 …

Bad Weather in the Southeast: After Drought, Downpours may do Damage

FLOOD: Authorities fear that the first storms have serious consequences favored by drought soil … In the fall, heavy rain events can occur suddenly in the South East of France. But dry soils could worsen the situation. The authorities call for vigilance. This summer, France, and particularly the Southeast, was ravaged by flames. Nearly 9,000 hectares of …

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 …