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 …

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 …

Who Wants to own a Fairytale Chateau ?

For 51 euros, it is possible to become co-owner of the magnificent chateau of La Mothe-Chandeniers in Vienne. The subscription is open until Christmas to rescue this gem. Surrounded by water, bristling towers but insidiously overgrown, the Chateau La Mothe-Chandeniers may soon get out of his sleep and be reborn, provided that original operation participatory fundraising …