Bad weather in the Orne: two houses collapsed, a hundred affected


More than 105 interventions were carried out by 80 firefighters yesterday throughout the country of Auge.

The water reached 1.50 meters high in places on Tuesday, June 22 in several towns in Normandy. More than 105 interventions were carried out throughout the country of Auge, mobilizing 80 firefighters. The municipality of Sap-en-Auge was particularly affected with the collapse of two houses. “The rubble is being cleared, there is great damage. Affected people are being relocated», Assures the town hall to Figaro.

Firefighters also intervened in Vimoutiers, Gacé and Sainte-Gauburge-Sainte-Colombe. About a hundred houses were affected by the bad weather, which necessitated local drying up, particularly in Vimoutiers. The department is still classified in high vigilance by Météo France which reports “ a significant flood in the process of spreading on the Chantonne and the Guiel », Two rivers crossing the department. The departmental prefecture calls on residents to remain vigilant.

In addition, new thunderstorms of a possible high intensity are expected in eastern France up to the Massif Central at the end of the afternoon. No less than 26 departments were placed on storm vigilance by La Chaîne Météo *, Wednesday 23 June: Ain, Allier, Hautes-Alpes, Ardèche, Cantal, Corrèze, Creuse, Doubs, Drôme, Isère, Jura, Loire, Haute-Loire, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, Puy-de-Dôme, Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Rhône, Haute -Saône, Saône-et-Loire, Savoie, Haute-Savoie, Haute-Vienne, Vosges and Territoire de Belfort.


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