The epicenter is located on the borders of Charente, Charente-Maritime and Gironde.

Southwest Hit by a New Earthquake this Morning with a Magnitude of 3.6

This morning, shortly before 7am, a new tremor affected the Gironde, Charente and Charente-Maritime. The epicenter is in the same area as that of March 20th. After that of March 20th at a magnitude of 4.9, a new earthquake occurred this morning, shortly before 7 am in the Southwest. The epicenter  is again in the same area as during the earthquake. The epicenter […]

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Fifteen departments in the Southwest and the Central Massif have been placed on Orange Alert

Fifteen Departments of Central and Southwest Placed in Orange Alert for Severe Storms

WEATHER: Meteo France placed 15 departments of Midi-Pyrénées and the Massif Central in orange alert for thunderstorms late in the day. They will be accompanied by heavy rain and hail in places … Take cover from 4pm. Meteo France placed 15 departments of the South West and the Massif Central in orange alert for thunderstorms and rain-flood . They should touch […]

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Five departments in the Southwest on Orange Alert

Thunderstorms: Five Departments in Southwest on Orange Alert

WEATHER: The Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne and Pyrénées-Atlantiques are the departments on Thunderstorm orange alert … Five departments Southwest remained orange alert for thunderstorms late Tuesday afternoon, announced Meteo France which raised however in Normandy alert which concerned Eure and Seine-Maritime. ⚠️ 7 départements en #VigilanceOrange #Orages Restez informés ▶ & @VigiMeteoFrance — Météo-France (@meteofrance) July […]

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Thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected in the Southwest, with an orange alert issued

Rain: Three Departments in Southwest on Orange Alert

The Orange Alert was originally on five departments. Heavy rains are still expected in the Ariege, Haute-Garonne and Hautes-Pyrénées. The storms have passed but the rain is still abundant this Tuesday in Occitan. Meteo France placed three departments in the Southwest on orange alert (level 3 of 4). Relevant departments are the Hautes-Pyrénées, Haute-Garonne and the Ariege […]

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Preventive slaughter is made to contain the bird flu epidemic plaguing the Southwest of France

Bird Flu: All Ducks will be Slaughtered in Landes

HEALTH:  The 600,000 breeding ducks still alive in the Landes will be slaughtered to try to eradicate the Bird flu … 600,000 ducks being farmed in the Landes will be slaughtered to try to eradicate the bird flu outbreak, said on Tuesday by the Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll to France Bleu. Les 600.000 […]

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Storm Marcel: Nine departments in Orange alert 1

Storm Marcel: Nine departments in Orange alert

Nine departments of southern France are orange alert for strong winds until 4pm on Monday. This Sunday, the storm “Marcel” has caused no major damage but almost 56 000 homes were still without electricity in the afternoon. After the storm Leiv, there is now a new depression and storm Marcel, with gusts up to 141 km/h, […]

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Strong winds of around 100 km/h have already been observed.

Winds: Eleven Departments Southwest on Orange Alert

WEATHER: Winds can reach 130 to 140 km/h on the Atlantic coast … Eleven departments of South West France this Sunday from 10am have been placed om orange alert for strong winds, said Meteo France . Relevant departments are Ariège, Aude, Charente-Maritime, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrenees and the Pyrenees -Orientales. The end of the […]

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11 departments in the Southwest France on orange Alert for Storm Marcel

Storm Marcel: 11 Departments in the Southwest on Orange Alert

The storms follow one another. After Storm Kurt and Storm Leiv, it is the turn of the Storm Marcel depression sweeping the southwest of France, this Sunday 5th February. Eleven departments and Andorra are placed from 10am on orange alert for strong winds. Meteo France placed this Sunday morning eleven departments orange alert “winds” from […]

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Storm Leiv has left 60,000 homes without electricity in the Southwest France

Storm Leiv swept the Southwest, 60,000 Homes without Electricity

Meteo France lifted the orange alert to the winds, triggered by the passage of storm Leiv for all departments. 250,000 homes were without electricity early afternoon but things are gradually returning to normal. They are no more than about 60 000 this Saturday night. 2000 Enedis technicians are hard at work. Wind gusts to 148 […]

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Storm Leiv hits the Atlantic Coast with high winds and rain

Storm Leiv Hits the Atlantic Coast

As expected, the storm Leiv began to hit on Saturday morning,on the Atlantic coast and mainly focused on three departments, Charente, Charente-Maritime and Gironde which are on Red Alert for “winds”. The weather system of exceptional power could cause major damage in several places along the Atlantic coast. The warning of high winds is also […]

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