How Occitania wants to preserve water resources

Drought: How Occitanie Wants to Preserve Water Resources

SOBRIETY: On Thursday, the Occitanie region unveiled a plan to deal with the climate change of which this territory has been a victim for several years Thursday, the Occitanie region unveiled a plan to try to save water. The community intends to raise public and tourist awareness of the challenges of water conservation, and encourage businesses […]

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Pyrénées-Orientales: A campsite evacuated after a new fire

Pyrénées-Orientales: A Campsite Evacuated after a New Fire

DROUGHT: Threatened by the flames, a nearby housing estate in the Pyrénées-Orientales was also evacuated One hundred and thirty-seven people were evacuated after a fire that broke out near a campsite in Saint-Cyprien, a town in the Pyrénées-Orientales located about fifteen kilometres southeast of Perpignan. The fire in the engine of a tractor clearing brush around a campsite is […]

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According to the administrative court, the debates must be held only in French. Several municipalities have announced their intention to appeal

Pyrénées-Orientales: According to the Courts, the use of Catalan in Municipal Council Debates is Illegal

REGIONAL LANGUAGES: According to the administrative court, the debates must be held only in French. Several municipalities have announced their intention to appeal Seized by the prefect of the Pyrénées-Orientales, the administrative court of Montpellier cancelled the authorization, taken by the municipal councils of five communes of the department, to deliberate in Catalan. Justice considers that the […]

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Pyrénées-Orientales: The sale of above-ground swimming pools will soon be banned

Pyrénées-Orientales: The Sale of Above-Ground Swimming Pools will Soon be Banned

DROUGHT: The Minister for Ecological Transition announced this Friday morning on RTL a new measure to save water in the Pyrénées-Orientales department. The drought is forcing the authorities to increase restrictions on the use of water, particularly in the Pyrénées-Orientales, one of the most affected in France. This is the message conveyed this Friday morning on RTL by Christophe […]

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Thunderstorms and floods: nine departments of the South now in orange vigilance

Thunderstorms and Floods: Nine Departments of the South Now on Orange Alert

Meteo France has extended the orange alert concerning Occitanie to Provence and the Côte d’Azur. Nine departments of the South and South-East are now placed in orange alert for storms and rain-floods by Meteo France this Wednesday 23rd October 2019.  These are six departments of Occitanie : Aude, Aveyron, Gard, Hérault, Pyrénées-Orientales, plus the Alpes-Maritimes (on the coast), the Bouches- du Rhône , Var and Vaucluse . The departments of Aude […]

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Hérault, Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales on Orange alert for Storms

Weather: Hérault, Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales in Orange Alert for Storms

STORMS:  An orange alert has been issued as an intense Mediterranean storms episode is expected in the coming hours Meteo France has placed the departments of Hérault, Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales in orange vigilance for storms, and flood risks. Andorra is also concerned by the scheme. The start of the meteorological event is announced Tuesday at 8 am, and should end Wednesday […]

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A biker dies in Pyrénées-Orientales after hitting a horse

Pyrénées-Orientales: A Biker Dies after Hitting a Horse that was Wandering on the Road

ACCIDENT: An investigation was opened by the prosecutor’s office in Perpignan (Pyrénées-Orientales) to clarify details of the accident A motorcyclist lost his life on Wednesday morning on a road near Latour-en-France in the Pyrénées-Orientales. The man hit a horse, who was wandering on the road, the fire department said.  The biker would not have seen the animal. According to the first elements […]

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Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Wind in Occitanie: Ten Departments on Yellow or Orange Alert 1

Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Wind in Occitanie: Ten Departments on Yellow or Orange Alert

Saturday 21st September 2019, a rainy-stormy episode extends to the Occitanie region. Severe thunderstorms are expected with the risk of flooding. The wind is strong It is a classic weather episode in this season, always sudden, very spectacular and potentially dangerous. Saturday 21st September 2019, a stormy weather system began on the Mediterranean coast. This episode will cause […]

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Fires ravage several hundred hectares in south, west and central France

Fires Ravage Several Hundred Hectares in South, West and Central France

After a scorching summer, fires ravaged hundreds of hectares in several French departments, affected by drought. Fires continued Thursday 5th September 2019 to devastate hundreds of hectares in several French departments, affected by drought after a scorching summer. At the end of the day, at the gates of Marseille, two fires caused monster traffic jams. The most important fire left […]

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The alleged arsonist would have lit a dozen fires in the Pyrenees Orientales since the beginning of July 2019.

Eastern Pyrénées. The Alleged Perpetrator of a Dozen Fires this Summer Arrested and Imprisoned

The gendarmes of the Eastern Pyrénées have just convicted the alleged perpetrator of a dozen fires that ravaged the department since July 2019. He was imprisoned. The rider of a white scooter. It was after this man that the gendarmes of the Pyrénées-Orientales ran desperately since the intelligence had reached their ears. Caught in flagrante delicto It […]

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