Angoulins, Poitou-Charentes, France. L’ocean apres avoir effectué une breche dans la falaise betonnée, a creusé un orifice de 10 metres de long derrier le béton. Captions and photo Photo source: ©© Thierry llansades
A year ago on Monday the hurricane winds of Storm Xynthia drove the sea over the Île-de-Ré and much of the Charente-Maritime coastline to devastating effect. Many people lost their lives in the Charente-Maritime and especially in neighbouring Vendée.
Last week I went to the Île-de-Ré and saw the aftermath a year on. While most of life on this tourist island is back to normal, I was surprised to see just how much work is still being carried along the coastline…
Un “Regard Scientifique sur Xynthia”