July 31, 2021

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Emergency services are stepping up interventions due to the wind

With Hurricane Elsa passing near the Caribbean curve and winds of up to 110 km / h in some places, a lot has to be done for rescue services since Friday morning.

From 7:37 a.m., they were called to Saint-Claude for cables that had fallen to the ground at Rs. Joseph Pitt, not far from Gendermary. EDF had to intervene on the site.

At 11:40 a.m., a new emergency response was required on the ground bamboo at Corosol River level on the de la Travers route.

Early in the afternoon, at 2 p.m., a tree fell on Morne-L-Ev, partially blocking the roadway at Capitonage Lacrosse. The tree had to be cut down and the services of the Roots de Guadeloupe had to clear the road.

At around 2pm, a power pole fell on a Rs Emily salute in Paulande, blocking traffic on Municipal Road. ETF services, alerted by gender, intervened.

An hour later, at 3 p.m., the Department Road was blocked by a fallen tree in Marigot in Viax-Habitat. Intervention is also necessary to cut down the tree to clear the road.

According to Meto France, Hurricane Elsa is expected to generate strong gases up to 110 km / h in relief tonight. So help can be mobilized until the end of the paragraph of the event in the West Indies.

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