The Nord and Pas-de-Calais are slowly recovering from the passage of the storm.

About 75,000 homes remained without electricity on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. after the passage of storm Eunice which caused significant damage in the region, Enedis announced in a press release.

“The strong mobilization of the Enedis teams made it possible to resupply 60% of the households in the Nord and the Pas-de-Calais” but at 8:00 a.m., 40,000 households in the Pas-de-Calais and 35,000 in the North were still without electricity, said specified the network manager.

Friday at 4:00 p.m., at the height of the storm, the number of households concerned had reached 170,000 throughout Hauts-de-France, including 160,000 in Nord and Pas-de-Calais.

At least six seriously injured

Saturday “the resupplies continue with the 350 Enedis technicians already on site, 50 people in support (…), 100 employees of specialized partner companies mobilized and 100 people in reinforcement” from other regions, indicates the press release from Enedis .

With winds of nearly 140 km/h in Calais and nearly 130 km/h in Lille, storm Eunice caused significant material damage in Hauts-de-France and seriously injured at least six people and around twenty more. slightly, according to the counts of the firefighters and the prefectures.


Eunice storm: Twenty-five injured and 110,000 homes without electricity in Hauts-de-France


Storm Eunice: At least six dead in Europe and massive power cuts

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