Eleanor Storm: One Dead, Four Seriously Injured and Maximum Risk of Avalanches

Thursday 4th January, 21 departments are still placed in orange alert due to Eleanor storm, which left one dead and 29 wounded in France. One dead, 29 injured, four seriously, 35,000 without electricity households. The Eleanor storm reached in the night from Wednesday 3 to Thursday, 4 January the southern half of France with strong winds and …

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were in France for the End of Year

NEW YEARS EVE: They travelled in economy class … Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated the passage in 2018 France , specifically in the Southeast. And as stated in the Daily Mail , this is economy class the couple have traveled! Yes, no private jet or business class for future spouses, but the last row of a British Airways airliner next to the toilet, …

Bees: The sale in France of Pesticides, Closer and Transform Suspended

Seized by environmentalists, the Nice Administrative Court suspended on Friday the permission to market two new pesticides. Seized by environmentalists, the Nice Administrative Court , acting in chambers, suspended Friday for permission to market two new pesticides US manufacturer Dow accused of posing a risk to the health of bees. Both pesticides concerned, Transform and Closer, already authorized by Dow …

Nice: The Drought Continues, the Alpes-Maritimes in “Crisis”

WEATHER: The prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes has set the weather alert to its maximum … Watering crops, irrigation of golf or car washing is prohibited. Between 30 and 40 mm of rain from Saturday to Monday. Fields yellowed river at the lowest … The alert drought reached Monday its maximum level within the Alpes-Maritimes . “Les bassins de …

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 …

Nice: The Yacht on Fire Sank

FIRE: The 40 metre yacht, “If Only” that caught fire early Thursday afternoon sank during the night … The yacht of 40 meters, the “If Only”, which was on fire off from the airport in Nice since early Thursday afternoon, finally sank to 9:50 p.m.. It was located 6 kilometers south of the airport and lies about 650 meters deep. …

14th July: As many as 86,000 Police and Gendarmes Mobilized in France

SAFETY: Balls and popular events will be monitored, as well as the “high traffic” tourist areas … Their mission, ensuring the safety of French and tourists participating in the Bastille Day festivities.  Nearly 86,000 police and gendarmes and 7,000 soldiers of the Sentinel operation and 44,000 firefighters will be mobilized on the 13th and 14th July. …