Dieppe: Electricity Meter Caught Fire in Rue d’Écosse

The firefighters intervened this morning at rue d’Écosse in Dieppe after an electric meter caught fire. Fun awakening for the inhabitants of 50, rue d’Écosse in Dieppe (Seine-Maritime) this morning. At 08.40am, firefighters are called for an electric meter fire. The inhabitants had time to get out before the firefighters arrived  The fire was quickly dealt with by the firefighters. No …

A Passenger Suffering from Pain Aboard a Ferry off Le Havre was Evacuated by Helicopter

On the night of August 3rd to 4th, 2018, a passenger aboard the Mont-Saint-Michel ferry complaining of stomach pain was evacuated by helicopter off Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) On the night of Friday 3rd to Saturday 4th August 2018, around midnight, the maritime prefecture of the Channel and the North Sea was warned by the Regional Operational …

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 …

Thunderstorms: 36 Departments of the West, North, Ile-de-France and East on Orange Alert

Several departments of the northern half of France are in orange alert for violent thunderstorms this Monday, according to Meteo France. Thirty-six departments of the West, North, Ile-de-France and East are placed Monday in orange vigil for violent storms with a risk of hail, according to Meteo France . The alert is valid from 10am Monday to 6am on Tuesday morning, for the …

Road safety: The Gendarmerie Invites Bikers for a Day of Prevention, in Le Havre

Code, workshops, piloting: the Gendarmerie of the Seine-Maritime organizes a day of prevention for motorcyclists, in Le Havre, Saturday 26th May, 2018. Registrations are open. You drive a motorcycle + 125cc? That’s good, the Gendarmerie of Seine-Maritime invites motorcyclists to an educational day around road safety , in Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) , Saturday 26th May, 2018. Theoretical and practical workshops “Driving a motorcycle safely” …

Weather in Normandy: Showers, Thunderstorms and a Hint of Sunshine this Weekend

On the menu in Normandy this weekend of April 14th and 15th, 2018, a true mix of the weather! Showers, sunshine and thunderstorms will orchestrate a weather broom well in season. The weekend of Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th April 2018 , there will be something for everyone! The temperatures will not fall, but the heavens themselves, will offer …

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 …