Weather: Twenty Nine Departments on Orange Alert for “Rain, Floods and Avalanche,” the Doubs and Jura are on Red Alert

RAIN: The weather orange alert runs from north to the Alps and the South West … Twenty-nine departments are orange alert this Monday for rain, floods and avalanches, due to a disturbance stretching North to the Alps and the South West, said Meteo France. The Doubs (26) Jura (39) were placed on red alert for …

Rouen: After Eleanor Storm, the Seine Overflows in Rouen, Submerged Docks

Due to heavy rains caused by the storm Eleanor, the level of the Seine rose steadily, Wednesday 3rd January, 2018. In Rouen (Seine-Maritime), it overflowed around 2pm. Fast and hard. Wednesday, January 3, 2018, the level of the  Seine  rose rapidly following the heavy rains of recent storms, including  Eleanor . By early afternoon, the river burst its banks in  Rouen (Seine-Maritime) , to …

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 …

Saint-Germain-Laval: Injured after Falling from Roof Damaged by Storm

ACCIDENT: The 69 year old man wanted to replace the tiles fell during the storm. This Wednesday, January 3, around 9 am, a resident of Saint-Germain-Laval who wanted to repair some tiles of its roof fallen during the storm slipped and fell to the ground. The accident occurred Oak Street. Firefighters responded and transported the victim sustained …

Eleanor Storm: Falling Trees, Flooding and Cut Several Electric Lines in Normandy

Because of the Eleanor storm, this Wednesday 3rd January, the Normandy firefighters were widely sought. Several Normandy roads were closed to traffic. The Eleonor storm  swept the Normandy of its winds, with gusts over 100 km/h Wednesday 3rd January, 2018. As a precaution, the prefect of Seine-Maritime , one of five Norman departments placed in orange alert, has temporarily banned the circulation of …

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, …

Weather in Normandy: A Few Showers

WEATHER FORECAST: The sky will be “relatively sunny” and the showers are forecast by Meteo France for the region of Normandy this Friday 29th December Normandy is relatively untouched by the weather this Friday 29th December. Temperatures will range from 5 and 8 degrees and the sky will be “relatively sunny” according to Météo France . Small showers are …

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 …

Fatal Accident in Seine-Maritime: The Driver of the Truck had Consumed Heroin and Cocaine

A man of 35 years died, Monday 4th December, 2017, in Avesnes-en-Bray. A driver had lost control of his truck. He had consumed heroin and cocaine. A fatal accident involving a truck and three light vehicles, including a utility, occurred in Avesnes-en-Bray (Seine-Maritime), on Monday 4th December 4, 2017. The driver of the tanker was taken into custody following a positive screening for …

The Cold and Snow Arrive in Normandy: That’s it, Winter Sets In!

The cold and snow arrive in Normandy! Flakes are in the Eure and Seine-Maritime, from Wednesday 29th November, 2017, according to forecasts from Meteo France. The cold and snow arrive in Normandy! No more mild temperatures, the winter seems to want to settle for good. The cool temperatures and snow are indeed planned in the region for the week from Monday 27th November to …