against the severe storms in southern France have come in the night of Monday three forces of the civil protection in a helicopter crash. The accident happened in the vicinity of Marseille, announced the Ministry of the interior. The three helpers were on the way to a rescue mission, it was said more. Crash it came, therefore, against 1.30 PM.
?? Ce soir, la famille de la Sécurité civile a perdu 3 of the siens. Le DG et les personnels apportent tout leur soutien aux familles et aux collègues du pilote, du mécanicien et du sapeur-pompier décédés dans l'accident de leur hélicoptère.— Sécurité Civile Fr (@SecCivileFrance) December 2, 2019
Nous rendons hommage à leur #commitment. https://t.co/SFoselZMxZ pic.twitter.com/yIc9Q8zDT1
The helicopters of the type EC145 lost according to the figures, during a reconnaissance - and-rescue flight, the Radio and radar contact. According to interior Minister Christophe Castaner and his Secretary of state, Laurent Nunez, the three rescue were also found forces in the vicinity of the city of Le Rove, in the Département of Var.
While France was preparing to say goodbye to the 13 soldiers who had died in a helicopter collision in Mali last week, killed, lose the country's three "everyday heroes who have given their lives to protect the French," said Castaner and Nuñez. In the presence of state chief Emmanuel Macron, the memorial ceremony for the slain soldiers will be held this Monday in the courtyard of the Paris Invalides.
Two people from floods swept away
The Départements of Var and Alpes-Maritimes have been searched for on Sunday from heavy rains. In the Var, two people came through the severe weather claimed the lives of. A horse stable owner from Fréjus died, according to the Prefecture of the Départements, as he was swept away by the floods, while he took care of his animals. In the village of Saint-Paul-en-Forêt has been swept away according to the figures, a shepherd in his car also by the floods. His body was later found in his vehicle.
Due to severe storm warnings, the highest alert was on Sunday in the Var and Alpes-Maritimes level. Particularly, the coast of affected areas on the French Riviera, and especially the two popular holiday destinations of Saint-Tropez and Sainte-Maxime and its surroundings.
According to the French railway company SNCF, the train line between the cities of Toulon and Ventimiglia on the Italian border was set at 13.30 completely. Between Cannes and Grasse, the trains to stop. The rail transport should therefore be included at the earliest on Monday morning, should be repealed, the weather warning until then.
Premier League soccer game cancelled
The Sunday night football game between first division club AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain was cancelled on the instructions of the authorities of the Principality.
In the Département of Alpes-Maritime were closed, the cinemas in the early afternoon. Cultural events have been canceled. The authorities called on the population to avoid the forest areas. In nice, sounded the warning sirens, residents call for vigilance. In a large supermarket in Saint-Laurent-du-Var, the doors closed after lunch, customers had to leave the business immediately.
Torrential rain had already passed a week ago in the two departments to unusually heavy Flooding. Streets turned into rivers, train tracks were flooded, hundreds of residents had to leave their homes. Six people were killed. Still, the state of emergency applies to almost 150 communities. (roy/sda)
Created: 02.12.2019, 04:52 PM