Keyword: south-west France

EDF says nuclear plant undamaged by S-W France earthquake

An earthquake registering 4.9 on the Richter scale shook south-west France late Wednesday morning, causing only minor damage and which, according to statements by French utilities giant EDF and the country's nuclear safety agency, the ASN, had no adverse effect on the functioning of the four-reactor Blayais nuclear plant which lies close to the epicentre of the seism.

Two dead as storms and floods cause havoc in France

Flash floods in south-west France claimed two elderly victims as unseasonal storms caused havoc across huge swaths of the country.