Showing posts with label France. Show all posts
Showing posts with label France. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Snow Causes Major Travel Disruptions in France

Heavy snowfall PARIS
Heavy snowfall has caused major travel disruptions in the northern half of France and in Paris as the weather conditions caught authorities off guard.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

French Towns Swimming in Floodwaters, Now Rising in on Paris

Seine River
More than 200 French towns are struggling against floodwaters that have halted boat traffic in Paris, closed roads and schools and prompted the evacuation of hospitals.

Monday, January 01, 2018

Storm Cuts Power to 40,000 Households in Western France

Winter storm Carmen
Winter storm Carmen has cut power to about 40,000 households in the Brittany region of western France, power Grid Company Enedis said in a statement on Monday.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

French prosecutors open probe into Lactalis baby milk contamination

Lactalis baby milk contamination
French prosecutors have opened a probe into salmonella contamination and a major international recall of baby milk produced by dairy giant Lactalis, AFP reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

4 children dead after school bus, train crash in France

children dead after school bus, train crash in France
Four children were killed and 19 are reported injured after a school bus collided with train Thursday in southern France.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Snow in Europe triggers transport chaos

Snow in Europe
Heavy snow blanketing northern Europe has caused many flight cancellations and delays at Schiphol airport in the Netherlands and Brussels airport.

Friday, December 08, 2017

La Russie lance son titanesque projet gazier Yamal dans l'Arctique

projet gazier Yamal dans l'Arctique
C'est un projet hors norme, au bout du monde: la Russie inaugure vendredi son gigantesque site gazier Yamal, en Sibérie arctique, érigé dans des conditions climatiques et géologiques extrêmes, avec la participation du groupe français Total et de la Chine.

Monday, October 02, 2017

Paris introduces "car-free" day to promote environmental protection

Paris introduces "car-free" day
Paris has banned private cars from its central area for seven hours on Sunday in a bid to promote the fight against pollution and climate change.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Climat: les glaciers alpins fondent trois fois plus vite depuis 2003

les glaciers alpins
Mis à mal par le réchauffement climatique, les glaciers des Alpes françaises ont enregistré entre 2003 et 2015 une perte moyenne de 25% de leur superficie, qui rétrécit désormais "trois fois plus vite" qu'auparavant, révèle une récente étude.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Health warnings in place as Europe prepares for blistering heat

Health warnings have been issued across Europe
Health warnings have been issued across Europe this week, as the most severe heatwave of an already hot summer is expected.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Wildfires under control in France, but danger persists

tourists on the Cote d'Azur
Huge fires that forced mass evacuations of residents and tourists in southern France are "under control", although firefighters have warned new blazes are still starting.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Video: Mysterious, Yellow, Sponge-Like Globs Are Fouling French Beaches

Mysterious, Yellow, Sponge-Like Globs
RECENTLY, ON FRANCE’S WESTERN COAST, thousands of sponge-like balls have been appearing, strewn across 18 miles of beaches, from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Le Touquet. And no one seems to know where they are coming from.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Firefighters quell wildfires raging across Europe

wildfires
Firefighters battled to douse wildfires in Croatia and Montenegro today, as blazes also raged in Italy, France and Portugal.

Monday, April 10, 2017

France to shut down oldest nuclear plant by 2020

France’s oldest operational nuclear power plant at Fessenheim is set to be shut down by April 2020. A formal decree on the closure has been inked, but it is tied to the launch of a new generation power plant in Normandy.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

'Many' skiers engulfed as avalanche hits ski resort in French Alps

An avalanche has hit a ski slope in the popular French Alps resort of Tignes, engulfing "many" skiers, according to police.

Monday, February 13, 2017

At least four skiers killed as avalanche hits French Alps

At least four people were killed Monday by an avalanche in the French Alps near the border with Italy, a local rescue team told EFE.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

France braces for coldest temperatures in five years

Temperatures in France on Tuesday are expected to drop to their lowest level in five years as officials and charities announced extraordinary measures in response to the winter cold.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Storm 'Egon' brings chaotic winter weather to Europe

Flooding, snowfall and high winds have swept across the UK and continental Europe. Airport cancellations and power outages have resulted from the wintry conditions.

Friday, December 23, 2016

France to deploy over 91,000 police and soldiers during X-mas & New Year celebrations

France will deploy tens of thousands of soldiers and police officers during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, its interior minister said, adding that the terrorist threat “is high” in the wake of recent attacks.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Paris restricts traffic on new pollution episode

A new peak in air pollution forced Paris authorities to restrict tragic in French capital on Dec. 16, Paris authorities said on Thursday.

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