storms in France - updates

Rappler's latest stories on storms in France


Death toll in Europe from storm rises to 8

Dec 22, 2019 - 12:45 PM

Eight people are killed due to Storm Elsa – 6 of the 8 from Spain and 2 from Portugal

STORM ELSA. A man crosses a bridge over the overflooded Mino river in Ourense, on December 21, 2019, following heavy rains over northwestern Spain. Photo by Miguel Riopa/AFP

2 dead, tens of thousands of homes without power as storms hit France

Dec 15, 2019 - 11:22 AM

Two pensioners die in the Pyrenees-Atlantique and Espiens

THE STORM. A man walks during the storm near the Grande Plage in Biarritz, southwestern France on December 13, 2019. Photo by Gaizka Iroz/AFP

13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France

Oct 15, 2018 - 4:01 PM

(UPDATED) The Aude department, which includes the fortress city of Carcassonne, is particularly badly hit

FRANCE FLOODING. A resident shows on a house the level reached by water during floods on October 15, 2018 in Villegailhenc, near Carcassone, southern France. Photo by Eric Cabanis/AFP

'Twisted rope' clue to dangerous solar storms

Oct 23, 2014 - 2:46 PM

A twisted rope of magnetically charged energy precedes solar storms that have the potential to damage satellites and electricity grids

SOLAR STORM. Photo by NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory/EPA