The weather shines for Bastille Day

Celebrations of France's La Fete Nationale were helped by fine weather

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    High pressure ensured perfect weather conditions throughout Bastille Day on Sunday.

    Temperatures reached 28C as the country celebrated La Fete Nationale. The Day marks the storming of the Bastille prison at the start of the French Revolution in 1789.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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