Overflows are expected Tuesday morning in Bordeaux (Gironde)

Gironde Placed on Orange Alert for Risks of Floods

The municipalities of the Garonne-Dordogne confluence have been on orange alert since Monday 9th March 2020. In Bordeaux (Gironde), overflows are expected Tuesday morning. This Monday, March 9, 2020, the Gironde-Adour-Dordogne flood forecasting service placed all of the municipalities of the Garonne-Dordogne confluence in orange vigilance, the Prefecture announced today. Strong tides The triggering of vigilance is linked to a period of very strong tides, […]

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Calvados, Eure-et-Loir and Tarn-et-Garonne also on orange alert for flooding

Weather: Calvados, Eure-et-Loir and Tarn-et-Garonne Also on Orange Alert for Flooding

In addition to Vendée and Deux-Sèvres, Meteo France placed Calvados, Eure-et-Loir and Tarn-et-Garonne this Friday 6th March in orange alert for floods Six departments are placed on orange alert for flooding by Meteo France this Friday 6th March. They are Vendée, affected by a flood on the Lay , and Deux-Sèvres, where the Sèvre niortaise is also in […]

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Two departments in Brittany on orange alert with storm Dennis

Storm Dennis: Finistère and Morbihan Placed on an Orange Rain-Flood Alert

VIGILANCE: Meteo France announces this Saturday that the two Breton departments are concerned by this orange alert for 24 hours The winds should sweep the Breton coast tonight and tomorrow at the start of the day. Meteo France placed Finistère and Morbihan on orange alert to rain and floods this Saturday in its 4pm bulletin. “The depression created by storm […]

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Storm Inès has caused flooding in the Seine-Maritime

Storm Inès: Flooding Evacuates Houses along the Seine

Thursday 13th February 2020, Seine-Maritime and Eure were placed on orange alert for flooding. Flooded, five houses had to be evacuated along the Seine. Thursday 13th February 2020, the storm Inès caused floods on the banks of the Seine in Seine-Maritime and Eure. With a tidal coefficient of 101, the river is still out of its bed. Five houses evacuated Seine-Maritime firefighters had to intervene 27 […]

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Saturday, November 2, 2019, cofferdams are in place Hippodrome area in Quimper.

Storm Amélie: Risk of Floods in Quimper

The passage of the storm Amélie may lead to floods in Quimper (Finistère). As a precaution, the town hall installed flood dams, area of ​​the racecourse. The passage of the storm Amélie is accompanied by strong rounds of wind and showers. For now, Finistère is not one of the 15 departments placed in an orange alert by Meteo France. The alert level, […]

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Hurricane Dorian hits the Bahamas head on: winds at 300 km/h

Hurricane Dorian hits the Bahamas Head On: Winds at 300 km/h

Torrential rains, floods and winds at 300 km/h: The Bahamas are suffering this Monday an unprecedented hurricane. The damage is severe Hurricane Dorian was still raging Monday 2nd September 2019 on the Bahamas with torrential rains and winds nearing 300 km / h, a level unparalleled in the history of this Caribbean archipelago. The hurricane continued its uncertain course towards the United States, where the […]

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Thunderstorms in the Var, two people drowned

Thunderstorms in the Var: Two People Drowned in a Vehicle, Cleaning Time

Thunderstorms in the Var killed two people on Thursday. Cars washed away by the waters are still sought after. In Sainte-Maxime, the time is now to clean up. Two people, a woman and a man , were found drowned Thursday on board a car carried off at sea off Sainte-Maxime , victims of violent storms and floods that hit the Var since […]

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Heavy rains foecast across France, with Normandy on Orange Alert

Weather: Heavy Rains Expected Tonight Across the Country, Normandy on Orange Alert

Autumn has arrived this Saturday in France. And it will continue. This night from Saturday to Sunday, a hectic time will invade virtually the entire country. The north-west quarter will not be spared by the rain with occasional thunderstorms and generous accumulations to be expected, especially over a large part of Normandy placed orange alert for heavy rains […]

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Violent storm near Flers, flooded Caen road

Normandy: Violent Storm Near Flers, Flooded Caen Road

A violent storm fell on Thursday 24th May, 2018 in the Flers region. The axis leading to Caen was impassable, totally flooded at the exit of Saint-Georges-des-Groseillers. The storm lasted only thirty minutes, Thursday , May 24, 2018 , the region of Flers, around 19:30. But the rainfall was particularly abundant. Several tens of millimeters of water fell on the sector. In Saint-Georges-des-Groseillers, […]

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Meteo France has placed twelve departments on Orange Alert

Weather: Twelve Departments on Orange Alert for “Thunderstorms” and “Floods”

FLOODING: Meteo France issues an Orange Alert as it anticipates possible floods in “usually floodable areas” and “unusual floods of streams and ditches” … Meteo France has placed the day of Sunday in orange alert for thunderstorms and floods in 12 departments. The Ardennes, Aube, Marne, Haute-Marne, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle, Haute-Saone and Vosges were placed in vigilance “storms”. The Corrèze , the  Lot and […]

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