The Heatwave Settles on a Third of France, 34 Departments on Orange Alert

This Thursday, 34 departments of the South and East are in orange heat alert, remarkable this year by its intensity and duration. The phenomenon should last several days. The heatwave was installed Thursday on a third of Franceand must last several days, with 34 departments in orange vigilance and temperatures already high at dawn in the Southeast, according …

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, …

The American Chef Anthony Bourdain is Dead, According to his Employer CNN

American chef, author and presenter Anthony Bourdain died at the age of 61, according to his employer, CNN. He committed suicide in a hotel room in Alsace. Anthony Bourdain , an American chef who became famous worldwide thanks to his TV show ” Parts Unknown “, died in France at the age of 61, apparently after committing suicide, his employer …

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, …

Air Pollution: Speed Lowered in Alsace, Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle

To cope with an episode of pollution, emergency measures were taken in Alsace, Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle, Sunday, including the lowering of speed on roads The prefectures of Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle decided on Saturday to put in place on Sundayemergency measures , including a reduction in speed on the roads , to cope with a pollution episode with PM10 …

Alsace: Eleanor Storm Causes One Seriously Injured, Disrupted Trains and Airports

In Alsace, the power of Eleanor storm caused major disruptions. TER traffic is stopped since this morning and the two airports in the region are disturbed. The Eleanor storm sweeps the Upper Rhine and the Lower Rhine since Wednesday, January 3, 2018 in the morning, causing major disruptions. The Alsace region, such as Lorraine,  is on orange alert for strong winds, according to Meteo France. …

Rhine: A Man Caught at 200 km/h on a Country Road

RADAR: The police seized the vehicle and withdrawn the license of the driver on the spot … Tuesday, December 26, a man was caught on a provincial road, up to Balschwiller (Haut-Rhin) with 200 km / h reported the Facebook page of the local gendarmerie. The speed is normally limited to 90 km / h and it is more …

Haut-Rhin: Sabotage of Hunting Watchtowers Multiply

ANTI-HUNTING: Hunters are tired of seeing their destroyed towers one after the other … Who likes to sabotage the watchtowers hunters Sundgau? The president of the federation of hunters of the Upper Rhine , Gilles Kaszuk, is raised and expressed his anger at France 3 . Bars of sawn ladders, fallen towers, everything goes. A motorcyclist was sighted near structures, but no …