Over 130,000 homes were without electricity and a 72-year-old man was “between life and death” in hospital Sunday after more violent storms swept France overnight.
Storms wreaked havoc across France on Friday night, blocking trains, flooding the centre of Bordeaux and cutting off power to 160,000 households.
Vines in some of France’s most prestigious vineyards were destroyed by hail as summer storms hit Burgundy.
Three people have died in the storms and floods that hit France this week.
Floods hit eastern France on Friday, forcing rescue workers to evacuate homes in Burgundy and save three people trapped in their car as a river burst its banks.
France is to declare a state of natural catastrophe in the south-western Pyrénées Orientales area after floods have driven hundreds from their home and left one motorist drowned, ...
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Air France resumed flights to Washington on Wednesday and expected to start flying to New York again during the day.
France offered to help the storm-struck US on Tuesday after Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the American east coast, killing over 30 people and causing billions of dollars-worth of damage.
Six French nationals who were reported missing in the Carribean after Hurricane Sandy passed through the region returned to port in Martinique safe and sound, according to local rescue ...