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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The prefect of the Pyrénées-Orientales called for the responsibility of everyone when driving. In 2019, alcohol generated a quarter of the deaths on the roads of the department.

Pyrénées-Orientales: Alcohol has Generated a Quarter of the Deaths on the Department’s Roads since early 2019

The prefect of the Pyrénées-Orientales called for the responsibility of everyone when driving. In 2019, alcohol generated a quarter of the deaths on the roads of the department On the occasion of the Feria de Millas (Pyrénées-Orientales) which has just ended, the prefect of the department, Philippe Chopin made the trip to the Catalan village to meet the volunteers […]

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Two people died in the crash of an airplane in the Pyrénées-Orientales, Thursday, June 13, 2019

Pyrénées-Orientales: Two Dead in Plane Crash, which Took Off from Toulouse Airport

Two people were killed on Thursday 13th June 2019, during an air crash in the Pyrénées-Orientales. This passenger plane took off from Toulouse-Blagnac. A terrible aircraft accident occurred Thursday 13th June, 2019 in the town of Saillagouse (Pyrénées-Orientales). In still unclear circumstances, a passenger plane  crashed in this isolated area of ​​Cerdanya. And the balance is heavy: two deaths. Toulouse and Andorran […]

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Calls from yellow vests to block the borders of France

Yellow Vests Call For Blocking Borders This Saturday For “Act VI”

What will happen this Saturday for a possible act VI of the “Yellow Vests”. A call has been made to block borders and prevent trucks from circulating before Christmas. What will Act VI of the “Yellow Vests” look like on Saturday 22nd December, a few days before Christmas ? Despite the announcements of Emmanuel Macron and the government, members […]

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Heatwave settles over one third of France

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 […]

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