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TThree aged individuals died on the night of Saturday June 29 because of robust storms and winds from the southwest to the northeast of France. They have been crushed by a tree whereas they have been of their automotive in Rosnay-l'Hôpital (Aube). The victims are “in their seventies and eighties”, just like the fourth passenger nonetheless in absolute emergency, the division's prefecture informed AFP, confirming info from France 3. The accident “occurred at the time of a very strong gale, between 7 and 8 p.m.

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According to a supply from the gendarmerie, a primary tree fell on the highway, which pressured the automotive to cease. Then a second tree fell, this time on the automotive. Like greater than twenty different departments, Aube was positioned on orange storm alert by Météo-France this Saturday night. The alert was lifted all over the place in the course of the night time from Saturday to Sunday. Aube additionally suffered materials harm, “interventions for pieces of roof blown away, garages and flooded basements”, signifies the prefecture.

3,000 properties nonetheless with out electrical energy in Lorraine

In the neighboring Grand Est area, this vigilance triggered the cancellation of a number of festive occasions this Saturday. The passage of the Olympic flame within the Meuse was in a position to happen, however the final relays needed to be introduced ahead to keep away from the storms. TER site visitors was additionally interrupted Saturday night, from 7 p.m., on all traces, besides Strasbourg-Basel, Metz, Nancy, and Mulhouse-Belfort, in keeping with SNCF. According to Enedis Lorraine, 3,000 prospects are nonetheless with out electrical energy within the former area, Sunday morning, after a peak of 10,000 prospects with out electrical energy on Saturday.

Earlier on Saturday, torrential storms hit the Tarn division, “where 61 millimeters (mm) were recorded in one hour in Dourgne, 56 millimeters in one hour in Montredon and 66.6 mm in three hours in the same place. In Castres, gusts of 87 km/h were recorded,” Météo-France reported. The Lot area skilled storms with rainfall intensities of round 20 to 30 mm/h early Saturday afternoon. A gust of 130 km/h was recorded in Tonnerre, in Yonne, in addition to a gust of 107 km/h in Troyes, the climate companies reported.

“Large hailstones were observed in the Meuse. Heavy rainfall affected the Haute-Marne and the Meuse with peaks exceeding 60 millimetres in a few hours,” they added. Thunderstorms additionally hit nations bordering France on Saturday. Two individuals died and a 3rd is lacking after a landslide attributable to torrential rain in south-eastern Switzerland, police within the canton of Ticino stated on Sunday. In Germany, the Germany-Denmark Euro 2024 soccer match, which was being performed in Dortmund, needed to be interrupted for twenty-five minutes because of a violent storm.