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 …

Thunderstorms: A House, Struck by Lightning, In Flames near Fougères

Thunderstorms and rains sweep the country of Fougères again this Saturday, June 9th. At Coglès, a house caught fire after being struck by lightning. From  Brittany to  Normandy , via the  Pays de la Loire , Météo France has placed 24 departments in orange alert for thunderstorms . Storms and rain sweep the Ille-et-Vilaine including the country of Fougères  this Saturday, June 9 . At the Portes du Coglais ( Coglès) , at a place …

Brittany: In Saint-Bihy, a House Catches Fire Because of the Storm

Saturday 9th June, 20 firefighters were called to Saint-Bihy for a house fire triggered by lightning. A house caught fire on Saturday 9th June in Saint-Bihy . An electrical transformer struck by lightning is believed to be behind the incident. The four occupants of the house went out before help arrived. The damage is only material. 20 firefighters Four emergency centres were mobilized on the intervention that began at …

Storms in Normandy: Lightning Hits a House, a 48-year-old Woman Seriously Injured

Lightning hits a house in Ménil-Broût (Orne) Saturday around 8.30pm. A 48-year-old woman was seriously injured. Three other people were taken to the hospital. The lightning has struck on a house and a wife of 48 years was seriously injured . The facts occurred in the Orne, Saturday 21st April at 8.30pm. Fire in the attic The storms were announced in the evening in Normandy and …

Meurthe-et-Moselle: Lightning Strikes a Festival, 15 Injured, 2 Serious

Fifteen people were injured by lightning two seriously on Saturday afternoon in Azerailles, Meurthe-et-Moselle where the 6th edition of the Musique du Vieux Canal festival was being held. “The lightning struck at several places during the music festival of Musique du Vieux Canal in Azerailles” south of Nancy. The stormy episode occurred at about 16 pm and took the public “by …

Hauts-de-France: Orange Alert for Storms

WEATHER: Meteo France has issued an Orange alert bulletin for storms in Hauts-de-France for the May 29 … The stormy period has already begun in Avesnois and in Aisne, and goes on a south-west / north-east. The agency Meteo France placed the entire region Hauts-de-France in orange alert until midnight on Monday, due to the arrival of …