“Yellow Vests” in Loire-Atlantique: Fuel Trucks Blocked in Donges

FUEL PRICES PROTEST: The Donges oil depot is blocked by “Yellow Vests” protesters on Monday morning … They had announced their intention to prevent the supply of petrol and diesel. They kept their word. Since 7am on Monday morning, protesters claiming the movement “yellow vests” block the tankers entering and leaving the fuel depot of Donges. The protesters are …

Thunderstorms: Seven Departments of the West Remain on Orange Alert, this Monday Morning

This Monday 2nd July, 2018, seven departments of the West of France are still on orange alert for thunderstorms, severe rain and floods. Météo France has updated its national vigilance bulletin , this Monday, July 2, at 6 am. Seven departments in Brittany and the Pays de la Loire remain on orange alert while a rainy and stormy episode is …

Thunderstorms in the West: Expected Local Floods, Wind Gusts of 103 km/h

This Sunday, 48 departments were placed on orange alert due to a new episode of thunderstorms. Heavy rains accompanied by violent gusts hit the west. New and umpteenth stormy episode, this Sunday. While 48 western departments are placed on orange alert ,thunderstorms penetrated western France in the middle of the afternoon, from southern Brittany to the Basque Country. Local floods …

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 …

Cold Wave: In the Vendée, Emergency Places Opened for the Homeless

While a cold snap will affect France next week, additional places are open in the Vendée for the homeless. A total of 128 emergency places for the homeless are available in Vendée. The 104 places of emergency accommodation mobilized since the 1st November 2017, plus the Vendée prefecture has just announced an additional 24 places will now be available so that an episode of cold will befall …

Vendee: An Earthquake of a Magnitude 4.8 in the Night

An earthquake woke the Vendee, on the night of Sunday to Monday, causing no injuries. The epicenter was located at the boundary between the Vendee and Deux Sevres. The tremor was felt even in Vienne. Firefighters in Vendée, Deux-Sèvres received dozens of phone calls on Monday 12th February at dawn. Calls for people reporting that they had been …

Airport: Prime Minister Edouard Philippe Surprise Visit to Notre-Dame-des-Landes

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Saturday he was at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, to “see and hear”.Before a decision expected by the end of January. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Saturday on Twitter that he was at Notre-Dame-des-Landes, to “see and hear” when he has completed on Friday a week of consultations at Matignon on the draft Nantes airport , before a very sensitive …