Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle return to orange vigilance | EUROtoday

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Msummer season France has decreased its alert stage from pink to orange for “floods” in Meurthe-et-Moselle, in addition to within the neighboring division of Moselle, the place the state of affairs is enhancing after the heavy rains the day earlier than which precipitated flooding.

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In addition to those two departments, Bas-Rhin can also be positioned on orange alert for “floods” as a consequence of “stormy rains expected on already saturated or flooded soils”, specifies Météo France in its bulletin. Meurthe-et-Moselle was placed on pink alert for “floods” this Saturday afternoon, a number of hours after the Moselle division.

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“The situation is rather good” Saturday May 18, within the night, in Meurthe-et-Moselle, declared on Franceinfo the prefect of the division Francoise Souliman. “It’s a sigh of relief,” she confided, referring to “an episode that was expected to be more violent.” “Nearly 200 to 300 people are mobilized in the barracks” in the course of the night time from Saturday to Sunday. “The water rose to three meters at the peak of the flood,” she defined, glad to notice “that there was no material damage or injury to report.”

On the social community take heed to prevention messages. I salute and thank all of the rescue forces and all of the companies mobilized.”