Gironde: Two Children Suspected of Laying Concrete Slabs on the Railway

The TER Bordeaux-Libourne (Gironde) crashed into a concrete slab on the rails on Wednesday night. Two children, suspected of having committed this malicious act, were arrested. Wednesday 8th August, around 7pm, a TER Bordeaux-Libourne train that ran in the town of Ambarès-et-Lagrave (Gironde)  hit a concrete plate on the rails . The driver reacts immediately and manages to brake without damage. The train did not …

Heatwave: Orange Alert Extended to 34 Departments

Meteo France has extended the heatwave orange alert to 34 departments in the south and east of France.Temperatures can reach 40 ° C. Météo France has extended, on Tuesday afternoon, vigilance orange heat wave 34 department . 19 departments in the south and east of France  were already involved. These were Aude, Bouches-du-Rhone, Corse-du-Sud, Haute-Corse, Côte-d’Or, Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Saône-et- Loire, …

Thunderstorms: 136,000 Households Still Without Electricity in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine is badly hit after successive thunderstorms. In Dordorgne, Lot-et-Garonne or Gironde, thousands of homes are without electricity. Some 136,000 homes were still without electricity Thursday morning in Nouvelle- Aquitaine, especially in the Dordogne , after heavy thunderstorms, said the manager of the electricity distribution network, Enedis. “We still have no less than 95,000 customers cut in the Dordogne (75,000), Lot-et-Garonne (8,000), Gironde (12,000), Corrèze (26,000), Haute-Vienne (12,000) and Poitou-Charentes (3000), …

Thunderstorms: 24 Departments Placed on Orange Alert

Saturday 9th June, 2018, Meteo France has placed 24 departments on orange alert for thunderstorms. These should intensify in the late morning. The sky will continue to scold Saturday 9th June, 2018. From Brittany, Normandy , through the Pays de la Loire and Gironde, Meteo France has placed 24 departments on orange alert for thunderstorms. Yesterday already, eight departments were concerned. In its latest weather report, it …

Gironde: A Thousand Rabbits of Garenne Invade the Park of Bordeaux

Faced with the proliferation of rabbits Garenne in the park of Bordeaux (Gironde), the City is currently conducting a study to limit the number of these small animals. At the Bordeaux park (Gironde), walkers are no longer surprised to see rabbits of Garenne walking in the alleys, on lawns, near trees or near playgrounds … The small hairballs with big ears, which would …

Severe Thunderstorms: 42 Departments on Orange Alert, Record Number of Lightning Strikes in May

This Wednesday, Meteo France has placed 42 departments of Aquitaine to the Grand est on orange alert because of violent thunderstorms expected at the end of the day. 42 departments of Aquitaine, Occitanie, central France and North-East were placed in orange alert for severe storms and thunderstorms.  The episode is expected at the end of the day, …

Gironde: Speeding at 229 km/h instead of 110, the Young Driver was Racing on the A89

Two motorists, who were racing on a motorway near Libourne (Gironde), were caught at 229 and 228 km/h.One of the drivers had a probationary license. 119 and 98 km / h above the speed limit! On Saturday, March 10, in the early evening, two drivers  were controlled by the gendarmes of the rapid intervention team of Mios (Gironde) at …

Langon: Two More Days to Enjoy the Christmas Activities

Since 20 December, the ice rink and Christmas village settled at Carmes. Due to the weather, the night the rink is canceled but remains open day. Only two days to enjoy the Christmas Market of Langon and its many activities. This Friday 29th December, the greedy transition will be led by the concert Jofolksong (live karaoke) from 3.30pm to 5pm. Then, towards the …