July 21, 2024

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A thunderstorm area moving towards our country has already devastated France: dead in Rouen, 4,500 homes without electricity |  Abroad

A thunderstorm area moving towards our country has already devastated France: dead in Rouen, 4,500 homes without electricity | Abroad

Severe thunderstorms swept France, Saturday, killing one person in Rouen. In 50 divisions, code orange applies to thunderstorms through Sunday morning. It also warns our country of precipitation and thunderstorms From tonight to Belgium pulls.

In Rouen, where storms have turned some streets into torrents, a woman in her 30s who was trapped under a car was killed after being dragged by water, the mayor said.

“She was found, but she died,” the source said. Earlier, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin mentioned on Twitter that a woman is missing in Rouen.

code orange

At about 10 p.m. Meteo-France raised the code orange for Seine-Maritime and 14 other departments, but the warning remains in 50 other departments, especially in the northeastern quadrant of France.

Grape growers and local officials told AFP that several centimeters of hail fell on the islands of Landis and Khair on some vineyards in Armagnac. “In Montreal de Gere we had hailstones larger than a golf ball,” the statement read.

4500 homes without electricity, 30,000 flashlights moved

Although there were no reports of casualties in the Landes region, 4,500 homes were without power. Prime Minister Elizabeth Bourne promised this evening that the government “will be there for the affected areas” and will respond to “the victims of the severe weather that swept the entire country and the rescue teams who carried out hundreds of interventions.”

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On the grounds of the Château de Chambord (Loir-et-Cher), 30,000 Scouts, who had gone camping for the weekend in Whitsun, had to take shelter in safer places. “The storm subsided at around 4:30 pm. It lasted a few minutes, but it was very strong and the wind blew over the lions’ tents,” he said. “Ten thousand young people between the ages of 8 and 12 live in The castle is in cooperation with the Prefecture,” while the elderly are “on a sloping roof.” “They are in tents under cloaks and they were singing when I went to see them.”

Météo-France warned of severe thunderstorms at times in the southwest, extending to the north and east of the country, accompanied by heavy rain (locally 40 to 60 mm in a short time), winds and hail, especially over the southwest and central massif.

Code yellow in Belgium

The streak of rain and thunderstorms that swept France today will head tomorrow as well. For now, it appears to be a watered down version: the Marshall Islands Institute is keeping it Our country has a yellow icon

The area of ​​rain and thunderstorms will move across our country from the southwest tomorrow morning towards Holland and Germany. The Republic of the Marshall Islands has already warned of thunderstorms locally severe can be with Lots of rain in a short time† Expect up to 30 liters of rain per square meter in one hour.