The bulk of Storm Leiv has passed. However, 5,500 homes were left without electricity for 10 hours. The Enedis teams are hard at work for a quick recovery.
The winds are weakening across the department, falling below 80 km/hour on the coast. The Noirmoutier Bridge is open to traffic. 5,500 households are without electricity. These power cuts are distributed throughout the Vendée, with points a little stronger in Mortagne on Sevres, Martinet, and Beaufou Venansault. The Enedis teams are out doing repars as quick as possible. The restoration is scheduled for this evening at the latest.
In the Pays de Loire, the Vendee is the department most affected by these cuts. Enedis surveys 1500 households in the Loire Atlantique with Sarthe reporting 500 power cuts and 500 without power in Maine et Loire.
At 10 am, no injuries were reported.
However, the level of alert orange for strong wind is held until 4pm on Saturday, 4th February.