France recovers from the impact of Hurricane Ciaran. Hundreds of thousands of households are still without electricity. The death toll has increased.
At least three people lost their lives as a result of the dangerous weather that Hurricane Ciaran brought to France. The latest reports indicate that the third fatality is a middle-aged woman who fell into the water in the Calanque de Sugiton bay on Thursday. She was carried away by high waves and her life could not be saved.
Wide-scale power outages
The most serious damage was suffered in Brittany and Normandy. Experts are still assessing the balance of losses. The hurricane also left significant traffic difficulties.
After the disaster, 260,000 French households are still without electricity, RFI reported.
The electricity grid operator Enedis announced that by Saturday morning, electricity had been restored to 78% of the population. recipients. The company supplies electricity to 900,000 homes. Nearly 3.5 thousand people are working on repairing broken networks. technicians.
The French meteorological service warns that 10 departments will be placed under an orange alert on Saturday evening: the approaching storm Domingos (also known as Fred) will cover the entire Atlantic coast.
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