With record-breaking winds and rain, the storm killed 14 individuals throughout Europe.
ByThe Related Press
November 5, 2023, 9:52 AM
PARIS — French energy community operator Enedis mentioned Sunday that considered one of its technicians was killed because it battles to revive electrical energy to lots of of hundreds of houses within the wake of main storms.
The 46-year-old man killed Saturday was working in a rapid-reaction drive deployed within the Brittany area of northwest France that was battered Thursday by Storm Ciarán. Packing record-breaking winds and rain, the storm killed 14 individuals throughout Europe.
Enedis mentioned that police have been investigating the person’s loss of life. French media reported that the technician was electrocuted whereas engaged on an influence cable.
Enedis mentioned Sunday that it was nonetheless working to revive energy to 112,000 houses in Brittany and one other 25,200 within the adjoining Normandy area.
One other storm, Domingos, that adopted in Ciarán’s wake and thumped western France’s Atlantic coast additionally triggered energy outages and different injury, with one other 110,000 houses nonetheless with out electrical energy on Sunday, Enedis mentioned.