In Segré-en-Anjou Bleu, we are preparing to face a possible flood of the Oudon

Maine-et-Loire was placed, this Thursday, June 20, 2024, on red alert in the face of the risk of flooding of the Oudon. Heavy rainstorms expected in the afternoon and evening could further raise the level of the river. At Segré-en-Anjou Bleu, the technical services are hard at work.

Segré’s technical services are hard at work facing the risk of flooding on the Oudon. The department was placed on red alert this Thursday, June 20, 2024. | WEST FRANCE


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  • Segré’s technical services are hard at work facing the risk of flooding on the Oudon. The department was placed on red alert this Thursday, June 20, 2024. | WEST FRANCE

In Saint-Aubin, district of Segré (Maine-et-Loire), the technical services of the town of Segré-en-Anjou Bleu are mobilized while the department is placed on red alert in the face of the risk of flooding of the Oudon and on orange alert for thunderstorms, rain and a risk of flooding. This Thursday, June 20, in the afternoon, they prepared planks so that residents could move around in the event of flooding. For now, all eyes are turned towards the sky and towards Craon (Mayenne), which is under water.

“Around forty centimeters of water” in a house at the end of the 1990s

However, do not panic for this local resident who, from memory, experienced “around forty centimeters on the ground floor” from his house at the end of the 1990s. Since then, improvements have been made to limit the impact of floods.

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