Tsunami

Tsunami risk – Local media has reported that with 44 alerts in 7 years, authorities on the French Riviera are taking the risk of a tsunami seriously. Created by a violent underwater or coastal earthquake the warning signs are a rapid drop in sea level or its rapid withdrawal.  In the region the alert would be given by sirens but also by loudspeakers deployed in areas exposed to this type of risk. In Cannes, the public are invited to sign up for Cannes Alerte at www.cannes.com/cannesalerte.

Meanwhile work is being carried out in Roquebrune on the beach of Saint Roman in an attempt to protect the coastline which each winter in hit by high waves. To limit the damage and following its request ,the SBM has obtained authorization from the French state to proceed with the construction of an underwater embankment, which would break the swell protecting the entire coastline.

 

Last local news

Evening Update Thursday 22nd April 2021

The Prime Minister Jean Castex  has confirmed the end of the 10km travel restriction and requirement for an attestation from May 3rd. He also said the...  Evening Update Thursday 22nd April 2021 Read More

22/04/2021

Lunchtime News Thursday 22nd April 2021

French teaching unions will meet today with the Education ministry to discuss the reopening of elementary schools on Monday. ... Lunchtime News Thursday 22nd April 2021 Read More

22/04/2021

Monaco Updates - 22nd April

This week, find out more about the Historic Monaco Grand Prix.  Monaco Updates - 22nd April Read More

22/04/2021

Several products recalled by French supermarkets

Several French supermarkets have recalled several pasta, rice, prawns and couscous products for health reasons.... Several products recalled by French supermarkets Read More

22/04/2021