Arriving in Corsica on Thursday afternoon, with a passage to a to start with campsite hit by gusts, in Sagone, in Corse-du-Sud, the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin visited one more crashed campsite in Calvi on Friday early morning, right after a morning check out to the bedside of quite a few wounded at the Ajaccio medical center.
Stressing in passing that the Thursday morning weather alert “did not sufficiently qualify these winds” which were being “completely fantastic”, Darmanin announced a civil security investigation.
“We have instead reassuring information” of the 4 hurt “who had been between everyday living and loss of life or whose critical prognosis was fast paced”, the minister also welcomed, contacting the would like expressed by the campsite manager “a ask for for common feeling” to be in a position to construct a long-lasting shelter for the safety of vacationers, in a pine forest where this is having said that prohibited by the urban planning code.
Roughly 12,500 campers rescued
In total, according to the prefectures, about 12,500 folks from the several campsites in Corsica ended up “rescued” in universities or sporting activities facilities on the island for the evening.
The heaviest price for Thursday’s storm was paid out by an Austrian family, with the dying of their 13-yr-outdated teenager, killed by a fallen tree on her tent, at a campsite in Sagone.
His sister was also injured, on Friday morning she was no extended in complete emergency. Badly hurt, the girls’ uncle was transferred to Bastia for medical procedures.
The other victims are a seventy-yr-outdated, killed a number of kilometers from the Sagone campsite because of to the tumble of the roof of a straw hut of her car or truck, and two individuals identified at sea: a 62-yr-previous fisherman and a 60-yr-aged canoeist.
On Friday early morning, the maritime prefecture advised AFP that it had no “studies of worry from kin” for “individuals (at sea) we would not have read of”. But “you have to go and verify, identifying the boats stranded or broken, if the house owners ended up on board and if they managed to get out on their possess or if they weren’t on board”.