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The agglomeration of Le Havre affected by floods

2023-12-05T12:26:47.929Z

Highlights: Montivilliers and Harfleur (Seine-Maritime), in the agglomeration of Le Havre, are affected by flooding on Tuesday due to heavy rains. This has led to the closure of several schools, according to firefighters and local authorities. Many roads are currently blocked and traffic is difficult, especially in the city centre. More than 40 interventions have been carried out in this sector in connection with the bad weather. Two reception centres have been opened. The Seine- Maritime department had been placed on yellow alert for rain and flooding on Monday evening.


In Seine-Maritime, the Montivilliers and Harfleur sectors are particularly impacted. Many roads are blocked.


The municipalities of Montivilliers and Harfleur (Seine-Maritime), in the agglomeration of Le Havre, are affected by flooding on Tuesday due to heavy rains. This has led to the closure of several schools, according to firefighters and local authorities.

"After heavy rainfall in several municipalities, a crisis unit has been set up in the town hall of Montivilliers," said the Normandy town of 16,000 inhabitants. The Communal Safeguarding Plan has been activated. "Many roads are currently blocked and traffic is difficult, especially in the city centre. Public transport (Bus and TER) is not working."

School Closures

"Due to rising waters," three schools were closed.

Rue Coty and Place de l'Abbé Pierre de #Montivilliers under water after a flash flood of the Lézarde during the night
Shops and houses flooded but no injuries. #Inondations #LeHavre #Intempéries pic.twitter.com/gIAtz46UNk

— France Bleu Normandie (Seine-Maritime, Eure) (@fbleuhnormandie) December 5, 2023

"Flooding is underway in the Montivilliers and Harfleur area. Since this morning, more than 40 interventions have been carried out in this sector in connection with the bad weather," said the department's firefighters. Two reception centres have been opened.

The Seine-Maritime department had been placed on yellow alert for rain and flooding on Monday evening.

Source: leparis

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