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Storm: Strong Winds Expected Tonight across Brittany

A strong gale with gusts to 100 km/h was expected Wednesday night on the tip of Brittany. The Finistère prefecture decided to limit car traffic speed on the bridge of Iroise at Brest.

Ventilators should be inflated to block Wednesday evening on the tip of Brittany. A new rainy disturbance currently engulfs the north-west, to extend all Britain, according to forecasts from Météo France .

Forecasters have placed on yellow alert for high winds Finistère , Côtes d’Armor, Morbihan and Ille-et-Vilaine, as seventeen other departments of the northwest quarter.

In Cotes d’Armor, from midnight to 8pm, firefighters had to intervene several times to the fallen trees. Several roads were cut.

The rains are moderate, thunder is not excluded. Southern Wind southwest strengthens along the Channel coast, it reaches 100 km/h in the evening including inland Brittany.


The prefect of Finistère, placed in yellow vigilance department invites the public to caution . He also decided to limit the speed of traffic on the bridge of Iroise Brest at 70 km/h instead of 90 km/h.


The next night, strong wind hits the northwest quarter of the country. The gusts are close to 70 km/h Charentes in the Paris basin and the Hauts de France, with low and intermittent rain, 80 to 100 km/h Brittany and Loire Valley to the coast of the Channel, with rains still moderate at times.



Rains associated with dullness will occasionally moderate thunder will not be excluded. The south wind will strengthen southwest along the coast of the Channel.

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