Power cuts

Power cuts - As strong winds hit the Alpes Maritimes on Sunday 1,800 households were still without electricity this morning. The areas the worst affected were Nice, Conte and Châteauneuf. Strong winds saw in total 3,500 homes experience power cuts on Sunday and while the wind has died down the region, along with the Var, remains on a yellow weather alert until this evening due to gust of up to 110km/h forecast. The French electricity board has said that hundreds of technicians have been mobilized in order to restore electricity in all homes by this evening.

 

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French and Riviera News Friday October 23rd 2020

Curfew-The Alpes-Maritimes and the Var are both to be subject to curfew restrictions from midnight tonight as the government attempts to slow the spre... French and Riviera News Friday October 23rd 2020 Read More

23/10/2020

Evening Update Thursday 22 October 2020

The Alpes Maritimes and the Var are on a new list of 38 departments which are being put under curfew by the French government... Evening Update Thursday 22 October 2020 Read More

22/10/2020

Lunchtime News Thursday October 22nd 2020

Curfew extensions-The French Prime Minister Jean Castex is to hold a press conference at 5pm this afternoon during he’ll outline extensions to curfew ... Lunchtime News Thursday October 22nd 2020 Read More

22/10/2020