Weather: Flakes, Ice and Freezing Fog in the West

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Weather: Flakes, Ice and Freezing Fog in the West 1

This time, that’s it, winter is here. Zero temperatures, freezing fog, sleet and light snowflakes cover the cities, roads and countryside this Friday morning. Cover up, if you do a little walk in white.

Ille-et-Vilaine

Surprise in some streets of Rennes this morning, residents discovered that he had fallen a few flakes during this very cold night.


Snow was also reported south of Rennes, for example Janzé:

Snow, south of Reenes at Janzé
Snow blanketed the streets of Janzé. | Photo: Philippe Renault
Caution on the roads: this Friday morning, in Ille-et-Vilaine, many roads are icy.
Caution on the roads: this Friday morning, in Ille-et-Vilaine, many roads are icy. | Marc Ollivier

Mayenne

Surprise, Friday morning in Laval. Freezing fog that exists everywhere in the department created a thin white layer in the city.

According to our users, the phenomenon does not affect the entire city but only the north western districts, including that of the station.

A Laval, freezing fog covered the city and its surroundings with a white layer.
A Laval, freezing fog covered the city and its surroundings with a white layer. | Jean-Loïc Guérin

Nevertheless, caution in the streets and on the roads: traffic conditions are tricky.

Because it was cold in the night from Thursday to Friday in Mayenne, as low as – 4 degrees in the morning at the meteorological station of Laval Entrammes Airport.

Loire Atlantique

Friday morning at Saint-Nazaire , temperatures around -3 degrees whitened the landscape. Caution is advised on the frosty roads.

Nearly a centimetre of snow and frost this morning Friday morning in the streets of Saint-Nazaire
Nearly a centimetre of snow and frost this morning Friday morning in the streets of Saint-Nazaire

And north of Nantes, at La Chapelle-sur-Erdre awoke under a thin white coat.

La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, north of Nantes covered in snow
La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, north of Nantes. | Jeanne Garnier

Maine-et-Loire

It’s also all white on some areas of the department, as the heights of Angers . But it is not snow but ice. This changes nothing for the movement: beware of slippery roads!

The streets of Angers, this morning.
The streets of Angers, this morning. | Jean-Michel Hansen

Manche

Since that night, patches of ice are reported to the Cotentin Manche Centre .

Traffic remains difficult in the towns of Villedieu-les-Poêles, Coutances, Saint Lo, Les Pieux, Valognes, Carentan, La Haye-du-Puits and the secondary network.

Temperatures approached -6 ° C this morning.

Much ice and freezing fog Friday morning in the Manche
Much ice and freezing fog Friday morning in the Manche

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