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Weather: Wind Everywhere, Pyrenees-Orientales and Aude on Alert

Saturday will see heavy rain, locally thundery, circulate in the southern part of the country, the northern half of the country maintaining it, more windy but sunny conditions, according to Météo-France. These heavy rain, locally thundery circulate during the day of Roussillon and the Eastern Pyrenees to the Alps in the evening by sweeping the Mediterranean regions.

The sometimes quite thunderstorm will continue to affect the Eastern Pyrenees and Aude for a few hours. These rains are accompanied by an east wind that can reach 90 to 100 km/h or 110/120 km/h on the locally raised or coastal border.

Pyrennes-Orientales and the Aude on Alert for high windsSmall amount of hail are not to be  excluded in thunderstorms. On the episode that will end in the course of Saturday morning, it is expected of the police rain accumulations of 80 to 120 mm in the areas of relief, and especially the Eastern slopes, up to 140 mm and 50 to Canigou 80 mm nearby plain, including 30 to 60 mm could fall in a few hours.

Aggravating factor: A wave-submersion vigilance yellow level is underway for the coast of Pyrenees-Orientales in the Hérault. The combination of higher sea levels and high waves may cause flooding on exposed or vulnerable parts of coastal and force this Saturday morning the river flow.


The rain-storm system in question then will shift to the north of the Languedoc and PACA, placed in yellow vigilance parameter “storms”. Near coastal areas of occasionally strong winds can occur there but the phenomenon will be short. Note, finally, that the Pyrenean foothills, wet, heavy snow will subside temporarily low level at the end of night, about 400/500 meters, but holding ground that significantly towards 800 / 1000m .

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