High fire risk in Bouches-du-Rhône, Gard and Corsica this weekend

High Fire Risk in Bouches-du-Rhône, Gard and Corsica this Weekend

The prefectures of Bouches-du-Rhône, Gard and Corsica predict a high fire risk all weekend while high winds are expected, in a context of persistent drought. In the Bouches-du-Rhône, where wind gusts up to 100 km/h are expected from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon, the prefecture has issued an exceptional prohibition order burning until to November […]

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1,600 hectares of vegetation went up in smoke in Haute-Corse in 24 hours.

Fire in Haute-Corse: 1,600 hectares Burned, a Mayor Complains

1,600 hectares of vegetation went up in the night in Haute-Corse in 24 hours. This Monday morning, the fire was not under control but the threatened villages were no longer at risk 1,600 hectares of vegetation went up in the night in Haute-Corse in 24 hours. This Monday morning, the fire was not under control but the […]

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The First Weekend of Autumn will be more like Summer

Weather: This First Weekend of Autumn more like Summer

Temperatures again become almost summer in bright sunshine. This first autumn weekend will feel like summer over much of the country according to the forecasts. Forget the gloom and rain of the season. The first autumn weekend will be more like summer over much of France. The weather looks mostly sunny this afternoon although some stratus will drag […]

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1500 hectares have been burnt from fires in Corsica

Fires in Corsica: 1500 Hectares Burnt, 700 People Evacuated

Two major fires during Friday night Sisco and in Balagne (Corsica) have destroyed 1500 hectares and the evacuation of more than 700 people, no casualties Both fires still ongoing Friday night in Sisco and Balagne and have destroyed 1,500 hectares, and the evacuation of 700 people.  Two fires The first fire party on the night […]

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New fires have broken out in Corsica

Corsica: Ajaccio Fires Start in the Back Country

FIRES: The fires in Corsica are losing progression towards housing … New fires are reported by Corse Matin in the back countryof Ajaccio, Appietto in Corsica. The emergency services were on site to try to control them quickly. VIDÉO. L’incendie d’Appietto progresse sur les habitationshttps://t.co/uRvIV7chBA pic.twitter.com/onr5xwi47n — Corse-Matin ???? (@Corse_Matin) August 2, 2017 Deux départ de feu dans l’arrière-pays […]

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Corsica has had the highest night time temperature ever recorded in France

Weather: Corsica has the Hottest Night ever Recorded in France

The thermometer has not dropped below 30.5 ° C in the night of Monday to Tuesday in Marignana in Corsica. An absolute record for France by Meteo France. More than 30 ° C at night! The temperature has not dropped below 30.5 ° C in the night of Monday to Tuesday in Marignana, South Corsica. According to experts […]

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In the Var Wednesday night, Edouard Philippe hailed the "tremendous work" of firefighters.

Fires: In the Var, Philippe announced Reinforcements and Commends the Work of Firefighters

While a new fire broke out on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday near Bormes-les-Mimosas in the Var, causing the evacuation of more than 10,000 people, Édouard Philippe told AFP that he would go to “the front of the fire” on Wednesday night. The Prime Minister also announced the arrival of ground and air reinforcements. The […]

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Corsica has placed the island on watyer restrictions due to the drought weather conditions

Drought in Corsica: Water Restrictions Imposed Throughout the Summer

The episode of drought currently affecting Corsica led the Prefecture of Corsica to order water restrictions. The measure applies immediately and will remain effective until October, 2017. Haute-Corse prefecture on Wednesday ordered water restrictions measures with immediate effect and for the summer season in some areas of the island, because of the drought. “The dry spell […]

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End of Orange alert for snow in Corsica

Corsica: End of the Orange Alert for Snow

Meteo France ends the orange alert in Corsica because of heavy snowfall. 3600 homes are still without power. Weather conditions complicate the work of the EDF teams. About 3 600 households were left without electricity in the early afternoon Sunday because snowfall that affected Corsica, where the orange alert has been lifted by Météo France. […]

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