Fire near Rouen: Eleven People in Hospital including Five Children after a Cellar Fire

A fire broke out Sunday 24th June, 2018 in the cellar of a building in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray (Seine-Maritime) near to Rouen. Eleven people were evacuated to hospitals. The fire took place, Sunday 24th June, 2018 around 7.35pm, in the cellar of a five-storey building, rue Louis-Jouvet, in  Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray (Seine-Maritime) near Rouen.  17 people rescued During the fire, about ten people were blocked …

Weather in Normandy: A Lot of Sun and Blue Sky, The Forecast of the Weekend

Normandy should have a very pleasant weekend, Saturday 2nd June and Sunday 3rd June, 2018. The sun will be almost everywhere After a week between heavy heat and regular thunderstorms,  Normandy will spend the weekend of Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June, 2018 in a pleasant meteorological calm.  Saturday, an almost perfect day The slight haze announced …

Hot in Normandy: Several Cities Beat Heat Records

Heat records for a month of April were reached on April 19th, 2018, in Normandy. A high temperature that will last, before a sharp decline on Tuesday 24th April. The sun hit hard and the mercury climbed high Thursday, April 19, 2018. Meteo France has even recorded  monthly temperature records everywhere in Normandy , such as Rouen (Seine-Maritime), Lisieux ,  Deauville (Calvados) or Valognes (Manche) . That is to say, it …

A House Destroyed after an Explosion, near Rouen: Two Bodies Found in the Rubble

An explosion occurred in a house in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen (Seine-Maritime), Thursday 12th April, 2018. Two bodies were extracted from the rubble. An explosion took place in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray (Seine-Maritime) , in a  dwelling house , rue Félix-Faure, located a little above the Picasso College, Thursday, April 12, 2018, early evening . The Departmental Operational Fire and Rescue Center (Codis) indicates …

Rouen: Closure of Several Roads on Sunday to Hunt Wild Boars

An “administrative operation regulating wild boar” is organised Sunday 8th April, 2018, on Hauts de Rouen (Seine-Maritime), requiring the closure of roads. Details Wild boars are hunted down . Sunday, April 8, an “administrative beat of regulation on the wild boar species” is organized in the area of Hauts de Rouen (Seine-Maritime). Wild boars causing accidents The prefecture of …

Eleanor Storm: 25 Departments on Orange Alert for Floods, Missing Firefighter

After the passage of the Eleanor storm, which leaves behind three dead and one missing firefighter, 25 departments remain on orange alert for flooding on Friday 5th January. The Eleanor storm left three dead and one missing in France since Wednesday. She leaves behind flooded villages, the skiers stranded with the risk of avalanches and exceptional fires in Corsica, which are …

Rouen: After Eleanor Storm, the Seine Overflows in Rouen, Submerged Docks

Due to heavy rains caused by the storm Eleanor, the level of the Seine rose steadily, Wednesday 3rd January, 2018. In Rouen (Seine-Maritime), it overflowed around 2pm. Fast and hard. Wednesday, January 3, 2018, the level of the  Seine  rose rapidly following the heavy rains of recent storms, including  Eleanor . By early afternoon, the river burst its banks in  Rouen (Seine-Maritime) , to …