Thunderstorms: Seven Departments of the West Remain on Orange Alert, this Monday Morning

This Monday 2nd July, 2018, seven departments of the West of France are still on orange alert for thunderstorms, severe rain and floods. Météo France has updated its national vigilance bulletin , this Monday, July 2, at 6 am. Seven departments in Brittany and the Pays de la Loire remain on orange alert while a rainy and stormy episode is …

Work has Began on the Bridge between Saint-Vincent-des-Landes and Issé

Work began on Wednesday 27th June, 2018, on the bridge between Saint-Vincent-des-Landes (Loire-Atlantique) and Issé, which had collapsed during the floods. Wednesday 27th June, 2018, work began on the D46, between Saint-Vincent-des-Landes (Loire-Atlantique) and Issé close to Châteaubriant, at the bridge that spans the Cône . This bridge has indeed collapsed since Tuesday 12th June, 2018 , when the floods affected the entire region of Châteaubriant and its …

Floods and Storms: 11 Departments Still on Orange Alert until Friday

This Thursday morning, Meteo France has maintained its orange alert for floods and storms in 11 departments. A lull is expected from the beginning of the afternoon. Details. Eleven departments are still placed in orange alert  by Meteo France this Thursday morning according to the last national bulletin , while major floods are still ongoing in the Northwest and South West. 🔶 11 dpts …

Sarthe: 22 People Rescued by Firefighters at a Campsite near Le Mans

It is not always good to be a camper in Sarthe these days. In Neuville-sur-Sarthe, gendarmes and firemen intervened at the campsite. The Sarthe has not finished with the consequences of the storms and heavy rains of recent days. This Wednesday 13th June, 2018 still, the gendarmes had to intervene in a campsite, in Neuville-sur-Sarthe, near Le Mans. Before firefighters carry out evacuations. It was the gendarmes of the Savigné-l’Evêque brigade who …

Floods in Sarthe: The Firefighters Intervened 1,800 Times, You Have 5 Days to Declare your Damage

If the weather situation should subside, it is still possible that the Sarthe undergoes rains accompanied by thunderstorms.  The prefecture of Sarthe takes stock of the weather in Sarthe, Tuesday 12th June, 2018 , at 7pm. Even if the weather conditions should subside, rains and thunderstorms can still happen in the next few hours. In addition, new rains are expected Saturday 16th June. Heavy rains in recent days have …

Floods in Normandy: The Rivers la Dives and Vie on Orange Alert

The rivers La Dives and La Vie in Normandy have been placed on orange alert for risk of floods. Tuesday 12th June, 2018, overflows have already been noted in the Pays d’Auge. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the inhabitants of Vimoutiers (Orne) woke up with their feet in the water . Due to heavy rainfall , the La Vie River was in flood . A hundred inhabitants and a dozen …

Thunderstorms: Houses Struck by Lightning, Flooded Roads, … Damage Throughout France

On Saturday 9th June, 2018, nearly 40 departments were placed on orange alert for severe storms and thunderstorms. Between heavy rains and lightning, the sky did damage. Close to lightning throughout France Saturday 9th June, 2018. At the end of the day, 35 departments, from Normandy to Brittany through the south of the country, were placed …

Saint-Malo Struck by the Storms: Pay Attention on the Road!

Since last night, Saint-Malo faces violent showers. On the road, the situation is sometimes tense. Since yesterday evening, Friday 8th June, 2018, violent showers are falling on Saint-Malo, making the traffic sometimes very complicated on the roads . Including the N137, linking Saint-Malo to Rennes, where an imposing pool of water caused by these torrential rains formed at the barrier of Châteauneuf-d’Ille-et-Vilaine. …