Five departments in the Southwest on Orange Alert

Thunderstorms: Five Departments in Southwest on Orange Alert

WEATHER: The Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne and Pyrénées-Atlantiques are the departments on Thunderstorm orange alert … Five departments Southwest remained orange alert for thunderstorms late Tuesday afternoon, announced Meteo France which raised however in Normandy alert which concerned Eure and Seine-Maritime. ⚠️ 7 départements en #VigilanceOrange #Orages Restez informés ▶ & @VigiMeteoFrance — Météo-France (@meteofrance) July […]

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Meteo France of exterme weather front crossing Western France, placing it on Orange alert

Weather: Twenty-Two Departments of Western France on Orange Alert for Thunderstorms

WEATHER: The West of France will be crossed by violent storms and winds on Sunday afternoon, and placed on Orange Alert … Too bad, for a long weekend, the weather is not looking good. Anyway in 22 departments of the Southwest in Languedoc, which were placed in amber alert for severe storms, said Sunday Météo-France. Here […]

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Two people have been killed by the high winds of storm Zeus

Winds: Two Dead and Three Wounded Students after Tree Falls

WEATHER: Nineteen departments are still on orange alert for “winds” … The violent winds on a part of France have caused the death of two people. A driver was killed after a tree fell on his truck in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. This southern department was on orange alert for high winds late Monday afternoon, while 11 other […]

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Storm Leiv hits the Atlantic Coast with high winds and rain

Storm Leiv Hits the Atlantic Coast

As expected, the storm Leiv began to hit on Saturday morning,on the Atlantic coast and mainly focused on three departments, Charente, Charente-Maritime and Gironde which are on Red Alert for “winds”. The weather system of exceptional power could cause major damage in several places along the Atlantic coast. The warning of high winds is also […]

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Francois Hollande opens the new replica of the Lascaux Caves, called Lascaux 4

Francois Hollande Inaugurated Lascaux 4 in the Dordogne

Francois Hollande on Saturday inaugurated the Centre international d’art pariétal de Montignac (Dordogne) which houses a new replica of the prehistoric cave of Lascaux , dubbed “Lascaux 4”, before opening to the public on the 15th December. Arriving at 3pm, the head of state, accompanied by the Minister of Culture, Audrey Azoulay, has experienced the visit […]

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A village in the Dordogne, fined for refusing the installation of the Linky meters

Dordogne: A village Condemned for Refusing Linky Meters

The Bordeaux Administrative Court on Friday deliberating on a village in the Dordogne, Montferrand-du-Périgord (160 inhabitants), which refused the installation of electricity Linky meters, ordering them to pay 1,200 euros in court costs . Stéphane Lhomme, a member of the group “Stop Linky”, which opposes the deployment of these so called “smart” meters, denounced “the fact that the Bordeaux Administrative […]

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Eleven departments are on Orange Alert with severe thunderstorms forecast

Thunderstorms: Eleven Departments Orange Alert

WEATHER:  La Vienne, Deux-Sèvres, Charente-Maritime, Charente, Gironde, Dordogne, the Lot-et-Garonne, Les Landes, Gers, the Pyrenees Atlantiques and the Hautes-Pyrénées are concerned … Violent gusts and thunderstorms are expected. Eleven departments of the Southwest of France were placed in orange alert this Tuesday for violent storms, has indicated Météo-France. The departments concerned are: Vienna, Deux-Sèvres, Charente-Maritime, […]

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Eleven departments are placed on orange alert with thunderstorms forecast

Dordogne, Landes, Haute-Garonne … Orange Alert Thunderstorms in Several Departments

Eleven departments of the South West of France are placed on orange alert Saturday from 3 pm … Great vigilance is to be observed on Saturday afternoon from 3pm in eleven of the South West departments of France, announced Meteo France. Dordogne, Landes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, the Lot-et-Garonne, Lot, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Aveyron and Corrèze are concerned. […]

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Dordogne: Lascaux IV will open its doors on December 15, 2016 1

Dordogne: Lascaux IV will open its doors on December 15, 2016

The international art centre pariétal de Montignac will offer an almost complete reconstruction of the “Sistine Chapel of Prehistory” … After Lascaux II , a facsimile of the original cave opened in 1983 and Lascaux III, a traveling exhibition that allowed to travel replicas of the cave, Lascaux IV, an international center for housing rock […]

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