WEATHER: Meteo France has placed the Charente in orange Alert for a heatwave. In total, twelve departments of the Atlantic coast are affected by this alert from the Vendee to the Pyrenees-Atlantiques.
Meteo France has placed the Charente in orange Alert for a heatwave. In total, twelve departments of the Atlantic coast are affected by this alert from the Vendee to the Pyrenees-Atlantiques. The orange alert in Charente runs until Tuesday 7am and is activated when the minimum temperatures do not go below 20° C and the maximum under 36° C for three days. “It will make 37 to 38° C tomorrow Monday Cognac and 36° C Tuesday and Wednesday” , said Gaëtan Heymes, regional chief forecaster at Meteo France. Most 30 June 1952 -38.2° C in Cognac, will it be defeated?
Meteo France therefore calls on all people, “even healthy subjects”, to be careful. Heat stroke can happen quickly. Symptoms include a fever over 40° C, warm skin, red and dry, headache, nausea, drowsiness, thirst, confusion, convulsions and loss of consciousness.
The anticyclonic conditions that are flooding the country since the end of May are going to climb a little thermometer. The hot weather strikes throughout France this weekend, mainly in the Southwest. In Charente, it should be 30° C around Saturday afternoon. The riders of the trail of the Valley of the bell or participants in athletics championships in My Country will be very hot.
And it will go crescendo “thanks to the high pressures present over much of Western Europe.” “The air mass will take the opportunity to continue to warm given plenty of sunshine and warm air puffs from Spain … ” says Weather Contact site.
It’ll go crescendo in the coming days with a scorching peak earlier this week, which will result in maximum up to 35° C in Charente Monday and Tuesday.
Tuesday precisely the minimum temperatures do not go below 20 at 22° C, including the night. According to Meteo France, part of the South West, the western half of the Charente, could see the mercury rise to 37° C at the start of next week. Or higher temperatures of 12 to 14° C the seasonal average.
— Gaétan Heymes (@GaetanHeymes) June 17, 2017
Disturbed Wednesday with thunderstorms before returning to the beautiful Thursday. A brief respite before a real disturbance will cause rain and thunderstorms for the next weekend. We will then have lost 10 degrees. Meanwhile, we must think of cool. How do you do ? Tell us in comments.