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Weather: Twenty-Two Departments of Western France on Orange Alert for Thunderstorms

WEATHER: The West of France will be crossed by violent storms and winds on Sunday afternoon, and placed on Orange Alert …

Too bad, for a long weekend, the weather is not looking good. Anyway in 22 departments of the Southwest in Languedoc, which were placed in amber alert for severe storms, said Sunday Météo-France.

Here is the forecast for this Sunday 2pm by Meteo France

Meteo France have put 22 departments on Orange Alert
Meteo France have put 22 departments on Orange Alert

Orange Alert from 2pm to 11pm

These are the following departments: Ariege, Aude, Aveyron, Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Gironde, Hérault, Landes, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrenees, Deux-Sevres, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Vienna and Haute-Vienne. The orange alert is in force from 2pm to 11pm.

Rain and gusting to 100 km/h

The rains, particularly strong in the southwest quarter of the country, should be accompanied by strong wind gusts sometimes exceeding 100 km/h. The rains are expected to rise towards the Seine in the late afternoon reaching in the evening Normandy and Ile-de-France. About half of the country, south wind will grow stronger with gusts of 70 to 90 km/h in the Rhone valley, the Saône and locally in the mountains. The time will be covered on the west of Provence and Languedoc with rains over the Cevennes.

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