searches resume to find four people still missing in Ardèche and Gard

An unbearable wait. After being interrupted on Sunday evening, the search to find the four people still missing in Gard and Ardèche must resume on the morning of Monday March 11. The device is “put back in place [ce] morning and recalibrated according to the drop in watercourses”, specify the Gard firefighters. In this department, a father and his two children cannot be found in the town of Dions. In Ardèche, a man has been missing since Saturday, in the village of Saint-Martin-de-Valamas. Follow our live stream.

Six departments still on orange alert. The flood alert has been lifted for Gard and Bouches-du-Rhône. In its 6 a.m. bulletin on Monday, Météo France, however, maintainedix departments on orange alert for floods or for a phenomenon of “waves-submersion”. These are Charente-Maritime, Gironde, Puy-de-Dôme, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Saône-et-Loire and Yonne. Gironde is also on orange alert for “waves-submersion”.

Three deaths in Gard. The violent bad weather which swept the South-East caused three victims in Gard. The body of a man, who had been swept away by the waters with his vehicle on Saturday, was found on Sunday in Gagnières. The bodies of two other people were found in a vehicle in Goudargues.

Less than a thousand homes still without electricity in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes this morning. In detail, 600 homes are without power in Ardèche and 230 in Drôme. Enedis affirms that its teams “resupply the last impacted customers” in the Loire and the Rhône. In Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, “all customers in Var and Alpes-Maritimes have been replenished”, says the network manager. Enedis still admits that he can stay “a few isolated customers” without electricity and “for which [ses] teams are ready to intervene.

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