March 1, 2010

La Vendée frappée de plein fouet par la tempête

I have a few friends in Vendeé and I'm hoping they are all okay after the storm tore it's way through France yesterday. The coastal region of Vendée and Charente-Maritime seem to have been the worst hit- 51 deaths have been recorded so far- horrible flooding and the water rising in homes in just a few minutes time- people drowning in their homes, unable to escape the raising waters. A "State of Emergency" has been issued for this area.

Here's a link: click HERE for news in French from TF1.

1 comment:

Anne in Oxfordshire said...

Hi Leesa, I do hope your friends in Vendee are safe and well.

I heard that the storms might be making there way to us to give us a battering..!

The sun is shining here this morning :-)