Heatwave: Orange Alert Extended to 34 Departments

Meteo France has extended the heatwave orange alert to 34 departments in the south and east of France.Temperatures can reach 40 ° C. Météo France has extended, on Tuesday afternoon, vigilance orange heat wave 34 department . 19 departments in the south and east of France  were already involved. These were Aude, Bouches-du-Rhone, Corse-du-Sud, Haute-Corse, Côte-d’Or, Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Saône-et- Loire, …

Weather: Nine Departments of the South in Orange Alert for Snow and Ice

Meteo France has placed this Tuesday afternoon nine departments of the south of France in orange alert for snow and ice Three-quarters of the country are now under the Cold weather plan: authorities and associations are on alert in France this Tuesday 27th February, 2018, the day that promises to be the coldest of this winter, with a priority, …

Weather: Homeless Person Probably Dead from Cold in the Southeast, Temperatures Drop in the Northeast

The Siberian cold wave begins to be felt Sunday afternoon. A homeless person was found dead in Valence, probably victim of the cold wave. Up to -10 ° C, felt -18 ° C: a cold came from Siberia to France on Sunday afternoon, with “cold minimum” temperatures in the East , according to Meteo France, and a first likely victim …

Weather: 18 Departments on Orange Alert for Strong Winds, Floods or Snow-Ice

18 departments were placed this Saturday 20th January by Meteo France on orange alert for strong winds, floods or snow-ice. While today Saturday 20th January, 2018 looks pretty gloomy, with rain almost everywhere in France, Meteo France placed 18 departments on orange alert, either for strong winds, floods or snow-ice . #MétéoDuWE Temps maussade avec #nuages, #pluies, #vents parfois violents …

Avalanches: One Dead and One Wounded in the Pyrenees, a Missing Person in the Alps

A skier was killed Tuesday and another injured in the Hautes-Pyrenees after avalanches have also hit the Alps, where a Briton was missing. A skier was killed Tuesday and another injured in the Hautes-Pyrenees after avalanches have also hit the Alps , where a Briton has been missing since Sunday , we have learned from rescue services. In the …

Avalanches: Savoy Placed on Red Alert

Monday 8th January, Savoy was placed on red alert for avalanches. Five other departments are on orange alert for the risk of flooding, storms and avalanches. After the passage of Eleanor storm , which leaves behind six dead , five departments are always placed in orange alert for storms, floods and avalanches, according to Météo France. The Savoy, it is placed on red alert for avalanches, due to “exceptional circumstances …

The Last House of Picasso Sold for Just Over € 20 Million

The house Picasso was sold to a businessman for the sum of more than EUR 20 million. The last artist’s house is located in Mougins, in Alpes-Maritimes. The Picasso farmhouse , the last home of the painter in Mougins (Alpes-Maritimes ), was awarded Thursday to just over 20 million at a New Zealand businessman of Sri Lankan origin in a auction held …

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. …