Weather: Five Departments in the Southeast are on Orange Alert for Storms and Floods

Meteo France has placed the Hérault, Gard, Var, Bouches-du-Rhône and Ardèche on orange alert because of heavy accumulations of rain. Five departments of South-East France are placed by Meteo France in orange vigilance to storms and rain-floods this Friday 23rd November. These are Gard, Var, Bouches-du-Rhône, Hérault and Ardèche. “This is an intense Mediterranean episode requiring special monitoring …

Storm Warning for the North and Pas-de-Calais: Call for Caution

Beware, strong winds are expected in the North and Pas-de-Calais this Sunday 23rd September, 2018. A call for caution has been launched by the authorities. Warning, strong gusts of wind are expected this Sunday 23rd September, 2018 in the North and Pas-de-Calais. The Hauts-de-France region has also been placed in yellow alert by Meteo France . This will be particularly the case on the coast …

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. …