The Living Force
"Have you had the impression that it's been cool in Paris, Lille or Strasbourg since the beginning of July? Well, the impression is deceptive: temperatures there have been (at least slightly) above "normal", as they have been almost everywhere else in France."
France Heatwave: Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne activates an interministerial crisis unit
In response to the heatwave affecting part of France, the Prime Minister has decided to activate an interministerial crisis unit. The meeting will be held on Thursday 17 August at 5pm at the Ministry of the Interior, Place Beauvau, Paris. The unit will be chaired by the Prime Minister's Chief of Staff, Jean-Denis Combrexelle. It will be attended by his counterparts from the main ministries concerned (Interior, Health, Solidarity, Agriculture, Transport), as well as the prefects and departments concerned.