A bird's eye view of Paris, France.
PHOTO BY MET OFFICE
DUBAI – The UAE embassy in Paris issued a travel advisory to Paris, urging residents to take necessary precaution after local authorities issued a severe weather warning.
Weather warnings have been put in place across the northern half of France as Storm Freya hits, bringing with it winds with a force of 150km/hr.
The General Command of France police issued a severe storm warning, while forecasters said 44 places are on orange weather alert as Freya hit northern France.
In a statement, the UAE Embassy in Paris said that citizens should take the necessary precautions and reduce their movement during the storm.
The embassy also listed a list of places likely to be hit by the storm, and urged Emiratis to avoid visiting these areas:
he affected departments are: Aisne (02), Ardennes (08), Aube (10), Cher (18), Côte-d’Or (21), Doubs (25), Eure (27), Eure-et-Loir (28), Indre (36), Indre-et-Loire (37), Jura (39), Loir-et-Cher (41), Loire-Atlantique (44), Loiret (45), Maine-et-Loire (49), Marne (51), Haute-Marne (52), Meurthe-et-Moselle (54), Meuse (55), Morbihan (56), Moselle (57), Nièvre (58), Nord (59), Oise (60), Pas-de-Calais (62), Bas-Rhin (67), Haut-Rhin (68), Haute-Saône (70), Saône-et-Loire (71), Paris (75), Hautes-de-Seine (92), Seine-Saint-Denis (93), Val-de-Marne (94), Seine-Maritime (76), Seine-et-Marne (77), Yvelines (78), Somme (80), Vendée (85), Vosges (88), Yonne (89), Territoire-de-Belfort (90), Essonne (91) and Val-d’Oise (95).
Emergency number for UAE citizens in France: 0033144340200
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