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Thunderstorms: 5 Departments on Orange Alert

Meteo France has maintained the orange alert for oranges in 5 departments: Allier, Cantal, Loire, Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme.

Meteo France has maintained the orange alert for oranges in 5 departments: Allier, Cantal, Loire, Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme. The departments of Aveyron, Corrèze, Dordogne, Gers, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Hautes Pyrénées and Tarn-et-Garonne are constantly being watched and may also move into the storm area.

While in the night, several stormy waves circulated in France, South-West to East Central, accompanied by electrical activity sometimes very strong, Météo France has maintained its vigilance orange alert followed by thunderstorms for 5 departments: Allier, Cantal, Loire, Haute-Loire and Puy Dome. There is a high risk of severe weather such as hail.


In the early morning, storms weaken in Nouvelle Aquitaine and Occitanie. Stronger still maintain that for a short time on the Lot and Aveyron, shifting quickly enough on Auvergne.

Then, in Nouvelle Aquitaine and Occitanie, a few scattered showers may still be accompanied by stormy protests but without requiring the maintenance of orange alert.

In Auvergne, the wet nature of the disturbance will quickly dominate enough the stormy character. We can nevertheless still be locally strong thunderstorms, with hail, strong winds and high electrical activity.

The rainfall totals will also be locally consistent since expects 20 to 40 mm on the episode.

The rains will shift during the morning to the east, according to the forecasting agency.

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