A state of natural disaster will be declared: one dead and fifteen injured, including a girl in serious condition … Gerald Darmanen assesses after the storms

Update 10:00 am Bad weather that hit France on Saturday at the end of the day caused one death in Rouen. A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after being in a car accident. In addition, Gerald Darmanen announced that he will propose to the Prime Minister declaring a state of natural disasters at the end of the week.

Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, Sunday, June 5, 2022, made an assessment of the storms that swept France on Saturday, June 4. A woman was killed in Rouen and fifteen were injured, two of them seriously. A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after being in a car accident.

For the first time in twenty years, 65 divisions experienced the Orange Awakening at the same time. Bad weather led to one death and fifteen injuries, two of them seriously. I want to think of the victims and their families. pic.twitter.com/9YcVvYRFiv

– Gerald Darmanin (@GDarmanin) 5 June 2022

The balance sheet is heavy. One death to regret after such bad weather. He announced that “these storms caused fifteen injuries, including two serious cases.” “Among them is a 13-year-old girl who was injured in a car accident as a result of the storm and is currently in a critical condition.”. Finally, 3,500 interventions were mobilized for 2,400 firefighters, said Gerald Darmanen.

Faced with the many consequences of floods and mudslides, particularly for people but also for road transport, rail and “artwork”, the minister pointed to the flooded bridges in Mayen, and Gerald Darmanen announced that he would propose to the prime minister to declare a state of natural disaster at the end of the week .

On Saturday, Météo France placed up to 65 sections on the orange alert for thunderstorm danger.

According to the Seine Maritime State, one person died after being swept away by the mudslides. “A distressed victim in Rouen during the evening mudslide on Ferti Street”refers in a press release to the province.

In Yonne, near Avalon, wind gusts exceeded 100 km/h and more than 30 mm of water fell in 12 minutes in Dornes, south of Nevers, according to Météo-France. Electrical activity was very intense, reaching about 50,000 lightning strikes in 24 hours, according to a Météo-France report. Vine growers and local officials said that several centimeters of hail fell on a section of the Armagnac vineyard, in Landes and Gers.

\u26a1\ufe0f\ud83d\udcca Very intense electrical activity, about 50,000 lightning strikes on Earth in the last 24 hours, including about 41,000, the last 12 hours.

Most lightning strikes last night (number of collisions on Earth):
– 3867, Aller
– 2528, Aveyron
– 2379, Saone et Loire
– 2145, Never
– 2024, Koriz

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– Meteo-France (meteofrance) 5 June 2022

In Landes, 4,500 homes were without electricity. Prime Minister Elizabeth Bourne promised this evening that the government would be “there for the affected areas”, and addressed “the victims of the bad weather that hits the whole country and to the rescue teams who carried out hundreds of interventions.”

In Vincennes, east of Paris, the green music festival we love had to be boycotted. In the national estate of Chambord (Loire-et-Cher), the 30,000 contingents of Scouts from France gathered over the Pentecost weekend had to be housed.

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“Firefighters carried out the rescue operation and surveyed the street to make sure that there were no casualties or injuries,” he added.Conservation added.

Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin noted on Twitter that the bad weather mobilized 690 firefighters, who carried out 705 interventions. The Orange Vigil was raised on Sunday morning at 6:00 a.m. by Météo France.

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