Lat ceremony of 78e anniversary of the liberation of Bormes-les-Mimosas (Var), which the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron was to attend on Wednesday, is postponed to Friday due to thunderstorms, the Elysée announced on Tuesday. “Due to the weather conditions (orange vigilance alert for thunderstorms and yellow vigilance for floods) announced tomorrow Wednesday August 17, the ceremony in honor of the liberation of Bormes-les-Mimosas is postponed to August 19, 7 p.m. ” , details the direction of the communication of the presidency.
On vacation since July 29 at Fort Brégançon, located in this Var town, the President of the Republic has attended this ceremony every year since 2018 during which he traditionally gives a speech, before meeting informally with residents and residents. summer visitors who came to meet the president and his wife Brigitte Macron.
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Vigilance in eight departments
This ceremony commemorates the liberation of this village from German occupation on August 17, 1944 by Allied troops following their landing on the coast of Provence two days earlier. Météo-France has placed several departments in the south of France on alert due to the arrival of a stormy deterioration likely to cause heavy rainfall with the risk of flooding.
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