Meteo France has placed 14 departments on Orange Alert

Snow, Ice, Avalanches or Floods: Meteo France Places 14 Departments on Orange Alert

Fourteen departments were placed on orange alert for snow, ice, avalanches or floods Thursday 31st January. The snow episode starts around 4pm. Caution on the roads! A new snow episode is expected in France this Thursday 31st January, 2019 from 4pm. Meteo France has placed 14 departments on orange alert for snow,  ice,  avalanches or floods. 🔶 14 dpts en #vigilanceOrange Restez informés sur https://t.co/rJ24zzmmy4 pic.twitter.com/1KK4eNNTRg — […]

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A protestor killed in Savoie after being hit by a car

“Yellow Vests”: A Protester Killed by a Motorist who Forced a Blockade in Savoie

A protester died Saturday morning in Savoie on a blockade, after being struck by a car whose driver was panicked. A protester died Saturday morning in Savoie on a barrage organised by the “yellow vests” and not declared after being struck by a car whose driver was panicking, said the Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner . The driver who was […]

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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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29 departments placed on Orange alert

Weather: Twenty Nine Departments on Orange Alert for “Rain, Floods and Avalanche,” the Doubs and Jura are on Red Alert

RAIN: The weather orange alert runs from north to the Alps and the South West … Twenty-nine departments are orange alert this Monday for rain, floods and avalanches, due to a disturbance stretching North to the Alps and the South West, said Meteo France. The Doubs (26) Jura (39) were placed on red alert for […]

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18 departments have been placed on orange alert

Weather: 18 Departments on Orange Alert for Strong Winds, Floods or Snow-Ice

18 departments were placed this Saturday 20th January by Meteo France on orange alert for strong winds, floods or snow-ice. While today Saturday 20th January, 2018 looks pretty gloomy, with rain almost everywhere in France, Meteo France placed 18 departments on orange alert, either for strong winds, floods or snow-ice . #MétéoDuWE Temps maussade avec #nuages, #pluies, #vents parfois violents […]

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The girl was in Valmeinier resort in Savoie

Savoie: A 9 Year Old Girl Swept Away by an Avalanche on a Green Track

On Tuesday afternoon, an avalanche broke out on a green track at Valmeinier, in Savoie, sweeping away a girl. She was rescued by her ski boot. The Savoie is facing a very high risk of avalanches. Tuesday 9th January , the tragedy could have been so much worse, reports the Dauphine Libere . In the afternoon, a snow slide  of 20 meters wide and […]

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Skiers walk past a banner warning of the risk of avalanches in a ski resort in Savoie,

Savoie: Lifting the Red Alert for Avalanches

Following an “exceptional” snow, Savoie had been placed on red alert Avalanche, Monday, January 8. Vigilance was lifted, but remain cautious. The red alert for avalanches , which was the Savoie since Monday was lifted on Tuesday morning but the department is maintained in amber alert. Two other Alpine departments are also affected by avalanches: the Hautes-Alpes and Alpes-Maritimes, France Weather said in […]

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A farmer was found dead in a snow slide in the Savoie, due to Eleanor storm

Eleanor Storm: A Farmer Found Dead in the Snow

Thursday, January 4, 2018, a farmer was found dead in a snow slide near his Alpine chalet in Savoie. The balance of the Eleanor storm is three dead. The toll rises following the passage of the Eleanor storm . After the death of a skier of 21 years on Wednesday, killed by a falling tree on a track of the station Morillon […]

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Friday morning, with heavy snow in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region have created great difficulties of movement, especially on the motorway network.

Snow: Big Mess on the Roads in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Friday morning, with heavy snow in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region have created great difficulties of movement, especially on the motorway network. With snowfall in several departments of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, causing many traffic problems on Friday morning, especially on highways where heavy truck traffic was prohibited in places. The flakes disrupted traffic in Isère and Savoie, on the A43 motorway between Bourgoin […]

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Ski resorts are enjoying the early snowfalls

The Ski Resorts are Enjoying the Early Arrival of Snow

Snowfall that has fell recently has already enabled many ski resorts to open part of their ski area … The falling snow that recently fell in massive quantities have already enabled several stations to open part of their ski area, just days before the official start of a season that professionals expect fruitful. November 11, Porte-Puymorens (Pyrénées-Orientales) was the […]

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