Météo France has stepped up the weather alert to an orange weather alert for the Alpes Maritimes, the Var and Monaco. For the Alpes-Maritimes, strong winds are forecast in the plain of Var and in Nice with gusts of up 105 km. In the Var, from Rayol-Canadel-sur-Mer to Seillans gusts of up to 100km/h are expected and in the Hautes-Alpes gusts of 135km/h are forecast.
Figures published on Wednesday have shown a record year for the number of migrants arrested at the French-Italian border. ... Read More