What to do in the event of bad weather

Here are some guidelines in the event of bad weather in France.
 
Do not:
 
  • Pick up your children from school, they will be looked after by the teachers or emergency services
 
  • Move away from areas by the sea and lakes; stop all outdoor activity
 
 
Do:
 
  • If using generators, follow the instructions and place them outdoors
 
  • Bring indoors any objects likely to be blown away by the wind
 
  • Help your neighbours; check on elderly or disabled people
 
  • Stay informed about possible risks of flooding or submersion
 
  • Regularly consult the weather alerts on the Météo France website
 
At home
 
Do not:
 
  • Block the air vents in your home
 
Do:
 
  • Close the doors and shutters
 
  • Unplug electrical appliances and television aerials
 
 
For more information: www.gouvernement.fr/risques

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