Thunderstorms: 136,000 Households Still Without Electricity in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Nouvelle-Aquitaine is badly hit after successive thunderstorms. In Dordorgne, Lot-et-Garonne or Gironde, thousands of homes are without electricity. Some 136,000 homes were still without electricity Thursday morning in Nouvelle- Aquitaine, especially in the Dordogne , after heavy thunderstorms, said the manager of the electricity distribution network, Enedis. “We still have no less than 95,000 customers cut in the Dordogne (75,000), Lot-et-Garonne (8,000), Gironde (12,000), Corrèze (26,000), Haute-Vienne (12,000) and Poitou-Charentes (3000), …

Storm Warning! Twenty-one Departments Placed on Orange Alert

WEATHER: Meteo France calls for caution and vigilance especially when traveling and leisure activities, as it issues an orange alert in 21departments for storms  … Twenty-one departments were placed on orange vigil Sunday until Tuesday due to thunderstorms, said Meteo France. The situation “highly stormy” in these departments “requires particular vigilance in that there is a strong …

Floods and Storms: 11 Departments Still on Orange Alert until Friday

This Thursday morning, Meteo France has maintained its orange alert for floods and storms in 11 departments. A lull is expected from the beginning of the afternoon. Details. Eleven departments are still placed in orange alert  by Meteo France this Thursday morning according to the last national bulletin , while major floods are still ongoing in the Northwest and South West. 🔶 11 dpts …

Weather in Normandy: Clearer During Day, Storms Return in the Afternoon

WEATHER FORECAST: A pleasant morning is forecast for Normandy, but storms will start to move in through the afternoon and evening This Sunday 10th June, 2018, 161 th day of the year, Meteo France announces a rather pleasant morning with clearings, then things will spoil with a risk of thunderstorms and hail that will accompany us until the evening. Still no change on the thermometer side with …

Brittany: In Saint-Bihy, a House Catches Fire Because of the Storm

Saturday 9th June, 20 firefighters were called to Saint-Bihy for a house fire triggered by lightning. A house caught fire on Saturday 9th June in Saint-Bihy . An electrical transformer struck by lightning is believed to be behind the incident. The four occupants of the house went out before help arrived. The damage is only material. 20 firefighters Four emergency centres were mobilized on the intervention that began at …

Saint-Malo Struck by the Storms: Pay Attention on the Road!

Since last night, Saint-Malo faces violent showers. On the road, the situation is sometimes tense. Since yesterday evening, Friday 8th June, 2018, violent showers are falling on Saint-Malo, making the traffic sometimes very complicated on the roads . Including the N137, linking Saint-Malo to Rennes, where an imposing pool of water caused by these torrential rains formed at the barrier of Châteauneuf-d’Ille-et-Vilaine. …

Weather in Charente: Rain and Thunderstorms all Week

WEATHER FORECAST: Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for the week across the whole of the Charente department, with this morning being no exception … It’s raining this morning and the temperatures are mild. Rain and mild temperatures, this is the cocktail that will last all week in Charente, with apparently, a slight improvement from Thursday. The …

Storms, Floods: Seven Departments of the West on Orange Alert

Seven departments of the West are in orange alert this Monday morning, either for storms or for floods. Six departments of western France were placed this Monday morning in orange vigilance for storms , said Météo France in its latest bulletin. The six departments concerned are Côtes-d’Armor, Ille-et-Vilaine, Mayenne, Morbihan, Orne and Sarthe. In addition, vigilance orange alert …