Boats shaken by strong waves during the storm Miguel, June 7, 2019 in Angoulins, Charente-Maritime.

Storm Miguel: The Orange Alert Extended to 10 Departments of the West

Meteo France forecasts wind gusts of 110 to 120 km/h accompanied by rain this Friday 7th June 2019 with the arrival of Storm Miguel. Update on forecasts. Meteo France has placed two new departments in alertness to the winds, Sarthe and Loir-et-Cher , this Friday 7th June, 2019, according to its latest forecast. In total, 10 departments are affected by this alert. […]

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Orange alert for the Vendée for Storm Miguel

Storm Miguel: Vendée Placed on Orange Alert Friday 7th June

Gusts of more than 100 km/h are expected on the coast with the approach of storm Miguel. The Vendée is placed on orange alert Météo France announces a major disturbance in the west of France from the night of Thursday 6 to Friday 7 June 2019 and confirms the arrival of the storm called Miguel by the Spanish meteorological services. Storm Miguel should be accompanied […]

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Weather warning for strong winds from the West

Weather: Strong Winds from the West this Afternoon to Thursday Morning

A weather disturbance, coming from off the Atlantic, this Wednesday at the end of the day in the immediate vicinity of Brittany, before continuing its way towards the North-East. Strong wind, sustained rains and gusts to 100 km/h will thus concern the west of the country, from Finistere South to the Gironde, until Thursday. It will […]

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The epicenter is located on the borders of Charente, Charente-Maritime and Gironde.

Southwest Hit by a New Earthquake this Morning with a Magnitude of 3.6

This morning, shortly before 7am, a new tremor affected the Gironde, Charente and Charente-Maritime. The epicenter is in the same area as that of March 20th. After that of March 20th at a magnitude of 4.9, a new earthquake occurred this morning, shortly before 7 am in the Southwest. The epicenter  is again in the same area as during the earthquake. The epicenter […]

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Saturday, June 9, 2018, 24 departments are placed in orange alert for thunderstorms by Meteo France

Thunderstorms: 24 Departments Placed on Orange Alert

Saturday 9th June, 2018, Meteo France has placed 24 departments on orange alert for thunderstorms. These should intensify in the late morning. The sky will continue to scold Saturday 9th June, 2018. From Brittany, Normandy , through the Pays de la Loire and Gironde, Meteo France has placed 24 departments on orange alert for thunderstorms. Yesterday already, eight departments were concerned. In its latest weather report, it […]

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Five departments on Orange Alert for Thunderstorms and Floods

Thunderstorms and Floods Continue: Five Departments on Orange Alert

The Eure and Poitou-Charentes are still on orange alert this Wednesday morning, due to risk of flood after the storms of Tuesday that have made a death in Normandy. Storms and floods continued that night to sweep a part of France already affected for several days by rains that have made a death in the Eure , and […]

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36 departments in France on Orange Alert for thunderstorms

Thunderstorms: 36 Departments of the West, North, Ile-de-France and East on Orange Alert

Several departments of the northern half of France are in orange alert for violent thunderstorms this Monday, according to Meteo France. Thirty-six departments of the West, North, Ile-de-France and East are placed Monday in orange vigil for violent storms with a risk of hail, according to Meteo France . The alert is valid from 10am Monday to 6am on Tuesday morning, for the […]

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Four departments in the West of France on Orange Alert for Thunderstorms and Hail

Thunderstorms and Hail: Four Departments of the West in Orange Alert

Four departments of the West are placed Monday in orange vigil for violent storms with a risk of hail. Thunderstorms that could reach the north of the country during the day. Four departments of the West are placed Monday in orange alert for violent storms with a risk of hail , according to Meteo France, which provides for a […]

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Two disturbances will sweep France this Tuesday, December 26, with rain and strong wind.

Weather: Strong Winds Expected in France on Tuesday

Two disturbances will sweep France this Tuesday 26th December, with rain and strong wind. La Manche should include wind gusts of up to 70 km, while Brittany and the Loire Valley will be affected by sustained rainfall. Meteo France promises a gale in the night and in the morning of Tuesday, 26th December across France and […]

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Customs officers discovered 2.3 tonnes of cannabis resin in a truck near La Rochelle.

La Rochelle: 2.3 Tonnes of Cannabis Discovered in a Truck, a Record Seizure

On the night of Thursday 19th October, customs of La Rochelle found 2,362 kg of cannabis resin in a truck. Both drivers were indicted. This is a record seizure for 2017. On the night of Thursday, October 19, 2017, the customs of La Rochelle (Charente-Maritime)intercepted a truck registered in Morocco, on the A10, within which were hidden 2362 kg of […]

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