Speed limits were reduced 20kmph in the Paris region and north-west France on Friday and limits imposed on lorries passing through the capital on the third day of high pollution Friday.
Five people were killed in the French Alps on Wednesday. Three of them were caught in an avalanche and two mountainers fell to their deaths.
Sea levels along France's coasts have been rising at nearly double the rate over the past two decades compared with the 20th century, according to a new report.
France expects the "tide of the century" as exceptionally high spring tides will hit coasts over the weekend.
France on Monday sent aid missions to Vanuatu after the cyclone Pam hit the Pacific island during the weekend. More than 100,000 people are reported to have lost their home.
The fate of the Calypso, the boat in which the celebrated French marine explorer Jacques Cousteau sailed the world, is uncertain
Greenpeace protested in front of France's lower house of parliament on Monday morning over a delayed energy bill.
French police moved to clear a protest camp at the site of a controversial dam project on Friday afternoon following a decision by the regional council