The Government's Crisis Cell met again at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, chaired by Minister of the Interior Taina Bofferding and in the presence of Mayor Pierre Mellina and Alderman Frank Pirrotte, to take stock of the situation and decide on action still to be taken in the coming hours and days.
72 people spent another the night in hotel accommodation - 46 from Pétange and 26 from Käerjeng.
More than 80 members of the emergency services, including 30 volunteers from Germany's Technisches Hilfswerk, will still be at work today, carrying out the last scheduled operations. The clearance work still to be done will be carried out by the two municipalities and a number of private undertakings.
MeteoLux is forecasting slightly better weather today, although there will be some showers and a slight risk of thunderstorms.
Traffic conditions are still difficult in and near the streets where work is still being carried out.
The Crisis Cell is continuing to keep a close eye on the evolution of the situation, and will meet again if necessary.
(Communicated by the Government's Crisis Cell / High Commission for National Protection)