Fires ravage several hundred hectares in south, west and central France

Fires Ravage Several Hundred Hectares in South, West and Central France

After a scorching summer, fires ravaged hundreds of hectares in several French departments, affected by drought. Fires continued Thursday 5th September 2019 to devastate hundreds of hectares in several French departments, affected by drought after a scorching summer. At the end of the day, at the gates of Marseille, two fires caused monster traffic jams. The most important fire left […]

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40 new municipalities in the North are now concerned by the drought alert.

Drought Alert in the North: 40 New Municipalities Affected by the Restrictions

The prefect of the North added Friday 26th July 2019, 40 municipalities to the list of cities in drought alert. This new alert concerns the Yser basin. 285 municipalities are now placed on enhanced drought alert in the North of France. On Friday 26th July 2019, the prefect of the Hauts-de-France decided to add 40 municipalities of the Yser […]

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Drought is spreading in France, water restriction measures have been taken in 61 departments.

Drought: Water Restrictions in 64 Departments, Measures Taken Near You

In total, 121 orders to force individuals and professionals to save water. These water restrictions are due to continue until the end of the summer as the drought spreads Sun and heat. Summer weather that delights tourists and traders. But the lack of rain for several weeks is also and above all a source of concern in certain regions. And this drought […]

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Drought crisis in the Alpes-Maritime

Nice: The Drought Continues, the Alpes-Maritimes in “Crisis”

WEATHER: The prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes has set the weather alert to its maximum … Watering crops, irrigation of golf or car washing is prohibited. Between 30 and 40 mm of rain from Saturday to Monday. Fields yellowed river at the lowest … The alert drought reached Monday its maximum level within the Alpes-Maritimes . “Les bassins de […]

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The Pays de la Loire region affected by the drought

Pays de la Loire Affected by the Drought

Groundwater and the river Loire lack water. The Prefecture has issued notice to limit and even prohibit withdrawals. Loire-Atlantique, Vendée and Maine-et-Loire is in a state of “crisis.” What is the current situation ? Loire-Atlantique, Vendée and Maine-et-Loire is in “crisis,” according to the site Propluvia, the Ministry of ecology and solidarity Transition. This is the highest […]

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An extreme Fire risk warning has been issued for the Loire-Atlantique

Loire-Atlantique: Extreme Fire Risk Warning on Tuesday

The fire alert risk warning for vegetation goes to extreme level in the Loire-Atlantique for Tuesday 18th July, due to the drought. Today, Monday 17th July was already in the red. In a tweet, the  county fire service and emergency Loire-Atlantique (SDIS 44) indicates that this Tuesday, July 18, “ the Loire Atlantique passes extreme fire risk level.” […]

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The dry drought weather in Cotes d'armor has caused several fores in the region

Cotes d’Armor: Drought, Several Fires in Fields

Three hectares of fields went up in smoke on Saturday night in Plouasne, east of Cotes d’Armor. Sparks in an agricultural machine are causing the fire. Since Friday night, this is the third fire of this type in the department. Drought exacerbates the situation. Three hectares of fields were burned, Saturday night at a place called Les Croix-Chemins […]

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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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Although recent rains has eased the drought in the Mayenne, it is not enough

In Mayenne, Drought Away but Still not Enough Rain

The rains of recent weeks have eased the land in the Mayenne department. But the drought may return if temperatures are higher than usual. Mayenne is not one of the five departments that have issued orders restricting the use of water.  Inevitably, the land is still heavy water, in places, after the rains of recent weeks. “These […]

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The restrictions, which affect several areas of southern and western France, are of varying importance

Drought: 39 Departments Affected by Water Restrictions

The scorching heat of the week did not help the state of groundwater and streams. 39 departments are now affected by orders of restriction of water, against 30 on the 17th August.  Update on the situation in France. This scorching week did not help the state of groundwater and streams in areas where water was […]

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