Climate change

Climate change - According to a report published by the World Weather Network during the recent heat wave which hit Western Europe at the end of July, temperatures would have been "about 1.5 ° to 3 ° degrees lower" without climate change. Temperature records were broken in several countries during the brief but intense heat wave with 42.6 degrees in Paris and unprecedented temperatures being reached in the UK, with 38.7 ° degrees in Cambridge. The report concludes that "Such an event would have had an extremely low probability of occurring" without climate change in France.


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Evening Update Thursday 14 November

Both the Var and the Alpes Maritimes are on a Meteo France Orange Weather alert for large waves and coastal flooding ... Evening Update Thursday 14 November Read More


Missing person

A missing person alert has been launched by the national police following the disturbing disappearance of 16-year-old Anisse Sefiouna in Nice... Missing person Read More


EDF nuclear plant

France’s electricity board EDF has today announced that the nuclear plant in Cruas in the Ardèche which had been closed following an earthquake that h... EDF nuclear plant Read More


Weather warning extended to 11 departments

Eleven departments have been placed on an orange weather alert in the south east of France including the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Var and the Vaucluse du... Weather warning extended to 11 departments Read More


Mayor praised by local residents

The mayor of the Cannet des Maures in the Var has won praise from local residents after successfully eradicating a dumping ground in the commune. ... Mayor praised by local residents Read More