World: Heavy toll for French farms and vineyards after brutal hailstorm - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

WorldHeavy toll for French farms and vineyards after brutal hailstorm

19:25  16 june  2019
19:25  16 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

Greeley man sentenced for 'brutal' stabbing

Greeley man sentenced for 'brutal' stabbing A judge this week sentenced a Greeley man to 48 years in prison for a brutal stabbing that left his grandfather's friend dead, the Weld County DA announced Wednesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Aaron Hoult, 25, in April pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder for killing Jose Pacheco. Prosecutors said in August 2017, firefighters were called out on a report of a fire in the detached garage where Pacheco lived at a home on 11th Street.

Robin Hill Farm & Vineyards is a beautiful place to visit, sip wine, and host your event. You’ll be treated to lovely views of the rustic red barns, rolling hills, grazing farm animals and our farm winery & tasting room where we offer estate grown wines.

Ott Farms and Vineyard is located in Ellijay, Georgia on 7+ acres of Gilmer County's most beautiful mountain view. We currently have 4 acres of French -American hybrid grapes planted with 3 acres producing currently and hopes to add more in the future.

Heavy toll for French farms and vineyards after brutal hailstorm© PHILIPPE DESMAZES Hail-damaged apricots at an orchard in La Roche-de-Glun in southeast France on Sunday

Farmers in southeast France counted the costs from lost harvests on Sunday after a fierce storm battered the region with hail the size of ping-pong balls, decimating orchards and vineyards just as the summer season was kicking into high gear.

"Pretty much my entire harvest is ruined," said Gregory Chardon who grows apricots, peaches and cherries at his farm in La Roche-de-Glun in the Drome department, about an hour's drive south of Lyon.

Even the netting strung over his fields was no match for the tempest of hail which suddenly struck on Saturday afternoon, strewing the ground with damaged fruit and broken branches.

Capsized lifeboat leaves three dead in French storm

Capsized lifeboat leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French lifeboat service died Friday when their vessel capsized in rough seas caused by a giant storm pummelling the country's Atlantic. 

Hail in bordeaux. Hailstorms ravage French vineyards . Bordeaux — Violent hailstorms have ravaged parts of the Bordeaux wine region in France, causing major damage in hundreds of vineyards and destroying thousands of hectares of vines, producers said on Monday.

Violent hailstorms ravaged parts of the Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France on Saturday causing major damage in hundreds of vineyards with thousands of The hail first hit the south of the region on Saturday at midday, affecting the Pessac-Leognan region and the south of Medoc, home to

"The damage is enormous and widely spread -- cereals, greenhouse and vegetable farms, and vineyards as well," Chardon sai .

Heavy toll for French farms and vineyards after brutal hailstorm© PHILIPPE DESMAZES The hail stripped leaves from trees in Romans-sur-Isere, the epicentre of the fierce storm that lashed southeast France on Saturday

In the neighbouring village of Pont-de-L'Isere, Aurelien Esprit showed apricots littering the ground and battered apple trees at his orchards in a Facebook video.

"Unfortunately the season ended for us last night. I don't think I'm going to make it this time," he said.

Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said the state would declare a natural emergency to trigger insurance payments and other help to farmers facing huge losses.

Anisimova eager to carry French Open confidence onto grass

Anisimova eager to carry French Open confidence onto grass Anisimova eager to carry French Open confidence onto grass

Hail is possible within most thunderstorms as it is produced by cumulonimbus,[3] and within 2 nmi (3.7 km) of the parent storm . Regions where hailstorms frequently occur are southern and western Germany, northern and eastern France, and southern and eastern Benelux.

This is a list of the costliest or deadliest hailstorms on record. No entries yet. 27 August 1973 - Cedoux, Saskatchewan, Canada, nicknamed Gawel stone at a diameter of heaviest at and 290 g (10 oz). 31 July 1987 - during Edmonton Tornado official larger than 7.8 cm (3.1 in), reported.

"It's catastrophic, I've rarely seen scenes like this," Guillaume told BFM television while touring the area Sunday. "It's unthinkable that farmers would be forced into bankruptcy because of this."

The epicentre of the storm was at Romas-sur-Isere where streets were turned into raging torrents.

The hail shattered car windshields and severely damaged the roofs of dozens of homes, including smashing the sunlight on the roof of a gymnasium where a judo competition was being held.

In the neighbouring Haute-Savoie region, a 51-year-old German woman was a killed after a tree fell on her camper during the storm.

Rescue workers responded to hundreds of calls for help and officials said 10 people were injured.

"Weather episodes as violent as this are quite rare, and I've never seen one like it in this area," said Lieutenant-Colonel Herve Gabion of the fire brigade for the Drome department.

20 tons of illegal cannabis seized near Buellton in Santa Barbara County, authorities say.
LOS ANGELES - Authorities from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department last week seized about 20 tons of cannabis and 350,000 plants on a plot of land outside Buellton in the Santa Ynez Valley after a two-month investigation into a fraudulent growing operation, officials said. 

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 37
This is interesting!