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Weather. Thunderstorms, Gusts of Wind: The Weather will Deteriorate in Toulouse and Occitanie, Tuesday

After the heat wave, the storms! A stormy degradation is expected Tuesday 7th August, 2018, Toulouse and Occitanie. And temperatures will (finally) go down! The forecasts

After the heat … the storms! After several days of scorching temperatures , a deterioration of time is expected in Toulouse , Haute-Garonne and several departments of Occitanie, Tuesday, August 7, 2018. After a particularly hot night, the Pink City will lose a few degrees compared to days precedents. If it was already 24 ° C at 5:30 this morning, the thermometer will not climb above 33 ° C today.

Chance of thunderstorms and wind gusts 

And for good reason, a risk of thunderstorms is announced in Toulouse , late afternoon and evening, according to Météo France. A vigilance yellow to the storms has also been issued in Haute-Garonne, which is no longer in orange vigilance at the heatwave,  since 16 hours on Tuesday (yellow vigilance is still issued until Wednesday afternoon).



“In the evening and night from Tuesday to Wednesday also virulent storms will affect a major southern axis from the Pyrenees to Burgundy through Midi-Pyrenees, Auvergne and Limousin,” says Meteo France in its newsletter. Gusts of wind up to 65 km/h are expected during this rainy episode in Toulouse.

The storms will end the heat wave episode in Toulouse and Haute-Garonne.

All the Haute-Garonne concerned 

In Haute-Garonne, from Comminges to Lauragais , thunderstorms should break out throughout the department. Hail could even occur on the side of Verfeil or Villemur-sur-Tarn , according to Meteo France. 

Hail could even fall north of Haute-Garonne.
Hail could even fall north of Haute-Garonne. (© Screenshot Météo France)

Thunderstorms also in Occitanie

It is not only Toulouse and Haute-Garonne that are concerned by this risk of storms. The departments of Aveyron,  Tarn , and Lot were placed in orange alert to thunderstorms between 5pm and 11pm . The Ariège , in the Hérault and Lozèreare also concerned by the risks of storms, Tuesday, 7th August 2018. hail could break even in places. Rainfall is also expected in the Hautes-Pyrénées and in the Gers 

Thunderstorms are expected in several departments of the Occitanie region, Tuesday, August 7, 2018.
Thunderstorms are expected in several departments of the Occitanie region, Tuesday, August 7, 2018. (© Screenshot Météo France)

Temperatures down

If the weather will be heavy before the stormy episode, the temperatures will drop in Toulouse. From 23 hours, it will be 24 ° C and the thermometer should drop to 20 ° C during the night. Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the fall will be confirmed: it will be only 29 ° C in the hottest of the afternoon, before another stormy degradation , scheduled for Thursday, August 9, 2018, where only 22 ° C are announced in the ‘afternoon. 

A temperature of 22 ° C is announced for Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Toulouse.
A temperature of 22 ° C is announced for Thursday, August 9, 2018 in Toulouse. (© Screenshot Météo France)

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