4 departments on the Atlantic coast positioned on orange alert | EUROtoday

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Pharshness within the South-West. The orange flood alert was maintained by Météo-France this Monday, February 12 and till Tuesday in 4 departments on the Atlantic coast. Charente-Maritime, Gironde, Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques are involved.

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The Vigicrue web site reviews a “risk of flooding generating significant overflows”. In Gironde, overflows across the fringe of the Arcachon basin have already been noticed, notably in Arès. The floor flooring of the Wallerstein personal hospital was flooded, forcing the evacuation of round fifteen sufferers. The white plan was additionally triggered.

The Gironde estuary and the confluence between the Nive and the Adour within the Pyrénées-Atlantiques are notably price monitoring, in keeping with Météo-France. Since Saturday, eleven departments on the western coast of the nation had additionally been positioned on orange alert for wave-submersion. An alert which was lifted fully on Sunday morning.