A new storm is expected to cross the country from Tuesday 16th January. Wind gusts up to 110 km/h accompanied by rain, are notably announced.
The rain came in the northwest on Monday January 15 in the morning, in Brittany and Normandy . A region where the wind is already very strong.
In the coming days, especially between Tuesday and Friday, forecasters announce a risk of another storm , Felix Fionn or,depending on the country it touches first.
If it first strikes the British Isles, this new disturbance will be named Fionn. But “if its path first impact France and Spain, it will be called Felix,” said The Weather Channel .
Already four storms
This would be the fifth storm since the beginning of winter , after Ana, Bruno, Carmen and Eleanor. Not since the winter of 2014 to find a low pressure as strong activity in France, report our colleagues.
Depression may increase rapidly over Ireland and sweep northern France on Monday and Tuesday, with violent winds (up to 110 km / h). Corsica will also experience strong gale. This should spread over the entire coastline, the Basque country to the Hauts-de-France, on Thursday January 18th. The interior will also be affected, but to a lesser extent.
Le vent se renforce actuellement sur la pointe bretonne au passage de la perturbation. Des pointes à 100 à 110 km/h sont prévues sur les caps exposés de la Manche en cours de journée. #vent #Bretagne #meteo pic.twitter.com/GYwL5KH7Dc
— La Chaîne Météo (@lachainemeteo) 15 January 2018
Heavy rains are expected and the water levels to rise in a big northern half of the country.
Back to the cold in plains
If a mountain avalanche risk is also announced the return of cold weather is expected in plains, especially in the East. With bonus flakes: up to a meter of snow is expected over the mountains of the Alps and Jura.
Malgré des fluctuations au gré des fronts, de l’air bien plus #froid pourrait envahir notre pays dans le courant de la semaine prochaine. Faisant apparaitre un risque de #neige, parfois jusqu’en plaine dans le Nord et l’Est (à confirmer). Animation @wxcharts pic.twitter.com/vdcpn2oVUa
— Météo Villes (@Meteovilles) 14 January 2018
The storm killed seven people
Eleanor , the most powerful storm of the winter has killed seven people early January: floods, winds and avalanches have extensive damage throughout the country. Research is continuing elsewhere to recover the body of a police, fell into the Seine in Paris .