More than 400,000 homes are de-energized in France due to the hurricane, Joachim

More than 400,000 homes were without power in western France on Friday night due to the hurricane, "Joachim» (Joachim), passes news.mail.ru

Hardest-hit departments of Morbihan, Finistère, Ille-et-Vilaine, Loire-Atlantique and Vendée. Energy stated that the restoration work can begin only at the end of the day, when the wind dies down. According to AFP, the night wind force gusts reached 130 kilometers per hour.

Because of the elements and virtually paralyzed rail. The statement said the power company EDF, it has involved a contingency plan to prevent the emergency at a nuclear power plant in Bleu (Gironde department).

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