Chairs and Tables Blown Over as Deadly Wind Gusts Hit Northern France

One person was killed and several injured after sudden strong gusts of wind hit the coast of northern France on Saturday, June 18, Le Parisien reported.

The Calvados prefecture told local media that a 31-year-old male kitesurfer died after a strong gust threw him into the window of a restaurant in Villers-sur-Mer. Three people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Footage posted by Twitter user @nar2manon showed parasols, chairs, and tables overturned in Trouville-sur-Mer.

The Calvados prefecture said the extreme weather would continue on Sunday with thunderstorms and gusts of up to 100 km/h predicted. Credit: @nar2manon via Storyful

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