WEATHER: Forty-three departments were placed in orange alert for the heatwave by Meteo France, from Thursday to Friday …
Forty-three departments of the Southwest to the Northeast of the Hexagon, are placed in orange alert heatwave by Meteo France , as of Thursday, 16 hours to Friday, 16 hours. The wave of heat will continue until Saturday as the Meteorological Institute.
— Météo-France (@meteofrance) 25 August 2016
This orange vigilance concerning the Centre, Champagne-Ardenne, Bourgogne, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Ile-de-France , and the departments of l’Aisne, Jura, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Haute-Saône, Vosges, Belfort, l’Allier, Charente, Creuse, Gironde, Landes, Loire, Lot, Meuse, Puy-de-Dôme, Rhône, Vienne and the Haute-Vienne.