UPDATE: Swathes of France on alert for snow and ice as Siberian chill bites

UPDATE: Swathes of France on alert for snow and ice as Siberian chill bites

58 departments have been placed on alert.

In Pictures: Corsica’s beaches covered in blanket of snow

In Pictures: Corsica’s beaches covered in blanket of snow

Alps get summer snow as wet weather to stay

Alps get summer snow as wet weather to stay

France dreaming of a wet and windy Christmas

France dreaming of a wet and windy Christmas

Heavy snow causes chaos in central France

Heavy snow causes chaos in central France

Storm leaves 75,000 homes without power

Storm leaves 75,000 homes without power

France set to enjoy the ‘last day of summer’

France set to enjoy the ‘last day of summer’

Violent storms hit France with more on the way

Violent storms hit France with more on the way

France set for the hottest day of the year

France set for the hottest day of the year

France on alert for both storms and heatwave

France on alert for both storms and heatwave

Storms update: Alert issued for eastern France

Storms update: Alert issued for eastern France

Mercury rising: Heatwave set to hit France

Mercury rising: Heatwave set to hit France

Further flood warnings in place for south west

Further flood warnings in place for south west