Thunderstorms: Two Southern Departments still on Orange Alert

The Var and Bouches-du-Rhone remain in orange alert for thunderstorms in the early afternoon of Monday 16th July Meteo France has placed two departments, the Var and Bouches-du-Rhone, on orange alert for violent thunderstorms scheduled for Monday 16th July, 2018. Already on Sunday, an orange alert had been issued in the final of the World Cup football. The Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrénées, …

Hail, Bursts of Rain and Floods: 49 French Departments in Weather Alert

The weather alert was extended to 49 departments, from the Pyrenees to the eastern borders, via the Mediterranean. Hail risks and floods are foreseen. In case of victory for les Bleus in the final of the World Cup, the third half may be particularly watered in several cities in France, including Toulouse . Météo France announces thunderstorms from 8 …

Thunderstorms: 136,000 Households Still Without Electricity in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine is badly hit after successive thunderstorms. In Dordorgne, Lot-et-Garonne or Gironde, thousands of homes are without electricity. Some 136,000 homes were still without electricity Thursday morning in Nouvelle- Aquitaine, especially in the Dordogne , after heavy thunderstorms, said the manager of the electricity distribution network, Enedis. “We still have no less than 95,000 customers cut in the Dordogne (75,000), Lot-et-Garonne (8,000), Gironde (12,000), Corrèze (26,000), Haute-Vienne (12,000) and Poitou-Charentes (3000), …

Weather in Charente: Thunderstorms are back in the Department

WEATHER FORECAST: After the excessive heat of the last week, the thunderstorms return to the Charente … After the excessive heat episodes of the last week, thunderstorms and clouds are back across the Charente department. In particular to the North of the department according to the specialized observatory Keraunos, although the whole of the department should have …

Storm Warning! Twenty-one Departments Placed on Orange Alert

WEATHER: Meteo France calls for caution and vigilance especially when traveling and leisure activities, as it issues an orange alert in 21departments for storms  … Twenty-one departments were placed on orange vigil Sunday until Tuesday due to thunderstorms, said Meteo France. The situation “highly stormy” in these departments “requires particular vigilance in that there is a strong …