In the south of France, has been hit by the first real autumn storm, with heavy winds and rain, which is already quite a lot of inconvenience was caused. The power was out and it was a nuisance on the road. Several people were injured by falling tree branches, a woman is reported missing. The storm was given the name of Amélie.
The hardest-hit regions of Nouvelle Aquitaine, Pays de la Loire, Auvergne, Occitanië.
On the coast, were the wind speeds were measured up to 160 kilometers per hour. This morning, sat down to some 140,000 households without access to electricity. The operator was a full day for the power to restore it. Due to the heavy rain and walked the streets below, and the traffic in some places came to a standstill.
In the course of the day, caught in the storm farther to the east, with the wind and the rain. In Nice, in the south-east of France, this caused mud slides. An elderly woman (71), it was, at the time of an earthquake, in the garden of the missing.