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Weather: Flakes, Ice and Freezing Fog in the West

This time, that’s it, winter is here. Zero temperatures, freezing fog, sleet and light snowflakes cover the cities, roads and countryside this Friday morning. Cover up, if you do a little walk in white.

Ille-et-Vilaine

Surprise in some streets of Rennes this morning, residents discovered that he had fallen a few flakes during this very cold night.


Snow was also reported south of Rennes, for example Janzé:

Snow, south of Reenes at Janzé
Snow blanketed the streets of Janzé. | Photo: Philippe Renault
Caution on the roads: this Friday morning, in Ille-et-Vilaine, many roads are icy.
Caution on the roads: this Friday morning, in Ille-et-Vilaine, many roads are icy. | Marc Ollivier

Mayenne

Surprise, Friday morning in Laval. Freezing fog that exists everywhere in the department created a thin white layer in the city.

According to our users, the phenomenon does not affect the entire city but only the north western districts, including that of the station.

A Laval, freezing fog covered the city and its surroundings with a white layer.
A Laval, freezing fog covered the city and its surroundings with a white layer. | Jean-Loïc Guérin

Nevertheless, caution in the streets and on the roads: traffic conditions are tricky.

Because it was cold in the night from Thursday to Friday in Mayenne, as low as – 4 degrees in the morning at the meteorological station of Laval Entrammes Airport.

Loire Atlantique

Friday morning at Saint-Nazaire , temperatures around -3 degrees whitened the landscape. Caution is advised on the frosty roads.

Nearly a centimetre of snow and frost this morning Friday morning in the streets of Saint-Nazaire
Nearly a centimetre of snow and frost this morning Friday morning in the streets of Saint-Nazaire

And north of Nantes, at La Chapelle-sur-Erdre awoke under a thin white coat.

La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, north of Nantes covered in snow
La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, north of Nantes. | Jeanne Garnier

Maine-et-Loire

It’s also all white on some areas of the department, as the heights of Angers . But it is not snow but ice. This changes nothing for the movement: beware of slippery roads!

The streets of Angers, this morning.
The streets of Angers, this morning. | Jean-Michel Hansen

Manche

Since that night, patches of ice are reported to the Cotentin Manche Centre .

Traffic remains difficult in the towns of Villedieu-les-Poêles, Coutances, Saint Lo, Les Pieux, Valognes, Carentan, La Haye-du-Puits and the secondary network.

Temperatures approached -6 ° C this morning.

Much ice and freezing fog Friday morning in the Manche
Much ice and freezing fog Friday morning in the Manche

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