A kitesurfer was killed in a violent storm on the Normandy coast in France on Saturday evening. Three people were injured.
Villers sur Mer (France) – After the heat wave in France is at one storm A kitesurfer died on the Normandy coast on Saturday evening and three other people were injured.
A helicopter was used to search for a person missing at sea, according to the broadcaster France Info reported with reference to the prefecture. The extremely violent storm lasted about 20 minutes and hit the town of Villers-sur-Mer.
The 31-year-old kitesurfer was hit by a strong gust of wind, whirled through the air against the facade of a restaurant and killed. Cafe tables and chairs were blown around by the storm, injuring three patrons at a casino.
The prefecture set up a psychological crisis team. Rescuers searched for a person missing at sea in Deauville by boat and helicopter.
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The heat wave peaked in France on Saturday with temperatures exceeding 42 degrees. In Biarritz on the Atlantic coast near the Spanish border, the highest temperature ever recorded was 42.9 degrees.
From the night of Sunday, storms were expected in France coming from the Atlantic coast, which were later to affect other parts of the country. Locally, these storms could be accompanied by violent gusts of wind and strong thunderstorms.
The heat wave, on the other hand, is only likely to last longer in eastern France towards the German border.