Flooding ~ Veigné ~ December 2010


The last two weeks have seen a combination of high rainfall with melted snow. This has resulted in localised flooding. The water level of Le Brignon at Le Chatelier, Paulmy has risen and fields bordering our little tributary to the Cruise have flooded. The river itself has been flowing much faster than we’ve ever seen it in our time here over the past 2 years.

I kept meaning to go out and take photos, but, with one thing and another, just didn’t manage it. However, when Sandra and I were going to Tours last weekend, we did stop at just south of Tours at Veigné where the Indre River was torrential and the civic park and campsite were completely under water. When I mentioned this to people I got a Gallic shrug as if it were normal, So, perhaps the park and fields either side of the Indre at Veigné are purposely left as flood overspill, or maybe not.

Either way here are some images:

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About Jim McNeill

I am a blogger on 'The Social History of the Touraine region of France (37)' and also 'The Colonial History of Pennsylvania and the life & Family of William Penn'. I am a Director of Fresh Ground Group Ltd.
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One Response to Flooding ~ Veigné ~ December 2010

  1. Pingback: Flooding at Loches and Paulmy 1910, 1983, 2009 | Social history in the Touraine ~ Central |France

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