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Severe weather in France: train services partially set

Due to heavy rains, the French weather service Météo France called for the Départements of Alpes-Maritimes and the Var, on the coast in the Southeast of the country on Sunday, the highest alert level.

In the Départements of Vaucluse and Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, was the second-highest warning level. Because the soils were already saturated, could not absorb more water, stated the weather service. The second-highest warning level-for the Département of Drôme, was repealed late in the afternoon.

Between the Holiday city of nice and the port city of Toulon, the train traffic was interrupted, as the French state railway SNCF said. Therefore, further routes in the Département of Alpes-Maritimes have been temporarily suspended. Between the port city of Cannes and Grasse, the trains to stop. Around 650 passengers of a train from Paris to nice, stranded in Toulon, as the newspaper "Le Parisien" reported.

for the evening football game between AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain was cancelled due to bad weather from the Monegasque authorities.

Violent storms had already caused last weekend's Chaos in the South of France. The railway line between nice and Toulon and it was temporarily locked, many places were flooded. At least six people were killed. (nag/sda)

Created: 01.12.2019, 19:17 PM

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