At the beginning of October 2020, in Breil-sur-Roya, the storm Alex had caused a lot of damage.
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Like an air of déjà vu, this Friday, in the Roya valley, in the Alpes-Maritimes.
Three and a half months after the passage of the storm Alex, a new meteorological episode caused a new flood of Roya deteriorating temporary passages installed in several communes.
This Sunday noon, the president of the department, Charles Ange-Ginésy, indicated that the circulation could be restored thanks to "the rehabilitation of the fords of Ambo and Caïros".
For two days, the inhabitants of Tende or Saorge could no longer descend and people wishing to go to the upper valley, were blocked in Breil-sur-Roya.
Outdoor activities not recommended
He also specifies that "the movement in convoys between Fontan and Saint-Dalmas-de-Tende was able to resume" while welcoming "the rapid and effective intervention of the agents of the road management".
The Haut-Var, Haut-Verdon and Mercantour massifs remain on “avalanche” vigilance with a high risk (4/5) this Sunday.
The prefecture strongly advises against "practicing activities in these massifs".
In Roya, the victims will still have to wait to take the train
Release of public funds to restart trains between Breil and Tende