Storm Aurora: the strongest gust in Brittany measured in Saint-Malo

Through Samuel Sauneuf
Published on 21 Oct 21 at 10:35
updated on 21 Oct 21 at 11:00

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The services of the City of Saint-Malo have been hard at work since 1am to clear branches and fallen trees on the road, as here on rue du Grand Jardin. © Le Pays Malouin

Aurore rocked Brittany last night. The first storm of the season did not make in the lace in the corsair city where the technical services of the city of Saint-Malo were on the go from 1am. Falling trees, branches and various objects that fell on the road … At 9 am this morning, several teams were still hard at work chopping the logs that had fallen on the road.

In Saint-Malo, the strongest gale in Brittany

In terms of figures, it is even Saint-Malo which wins the palm in Brittany with a point 153 km/h noted by Météo Bretagne at 0h40 at the lighthouse of Mole des Noires, ahead of Intra-Muros. A regional record recorded “when the wind shifted from southwest to northwest. This is the strongest gust measured in Brittany last night! », Comments the Bretilian meteorologist Sébastien Decaux, specialist of the Emerald Coast.

90 interventions in Ille-et-Vilaine

The Ille-et-Vilaine firefighters were called upon 90 times between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., mainly for falling trees and the presence of materials and electric cables on the roadway.

Suppressed trains

Storm Aurora also severely disrupted TER traffic. Trains between Rennes and Saint-Malo were canceled this Thursday morning due to the presence of a tree on the track.

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