The department, like 25 other of the west coast of France, could experience winds up to 110 km/h, this Monday 1st January, in the morning. They could lead to falling trees and power outages.
Like 25 other departments in the west of France , Meteo France placed the department of Mayenne orange alert for strong winds this Sunday, December 31, to 4pm on Monday 1st January. “The Carmen storm is expected to hit departments from Britany to the north of the Aquitaine region can cause power outages and fallen trees, recalls the prefecture of Mayenne, in a statement. In the morning Monday 1st January winds will know top speeds of 100 to 110 km/h. “
#vents violents en #Mayenne. Le département placé en #vigilance orange depuis 16h le 31 décembre. Les vents se poursuivront jusqu’au lundi 1er janvier avec des rafales supérieures à 100 km/h. Retrouvez les consignes de comportement https://t.co/xwdsEMdVMD pic.twitter.com/YaZtG2xj6Z
— Préfet de la Mayenne (@Prefet53) 31 December 2017
The prefect advise everyone to follow these guidelines:
- “Limit your movement. Limit your speed in highway driving, especially if you drive a car or hitch sensitive to the effects of wind.
- “Do not walk in the forest and along the coast.
- “In town, be vigilant against possible falling objects.
- “Do not work on roofs and touch any electrical son fell to the ground.
- “Store or secure sensitive objects the effects of wind or susceptible to damage.
- “Install imperative generators outside of buildings.”