Thunderstorms, Strong Winds: Paris and all the Ile-de-France Placed in Orange Alert

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Storms and strong winds are expected Monday, October 14, 2019 in Paris and Île-de-France. The region and its departments are placed in orange alert by Meteo France.

Monday 14th October 2019, Meteo France has placed the departments of Ile-de-France in orange alert. Strong winds and thunderstorms are reported in the area. The forecasts

Meteo France has placed, Monday 14th October 2019, the Île-de-France on orange alert. The eight departments –  Paris, Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne and Val-d’Oise  – are concerned until Tuesday, October 15.

Very active storm line and strong winds

Monday morning, 17 departments had been placed in the orange alert, then 42 for rain-floods, thunderstorms and high winds. Coming from the Atlantic coast, the disturbance spread to northern and central France. The weather is expected from 14:00 pm. This is described,  Meteo France, a “highly stormy situation that requires special vigilance.”

In the departments of Île-de-France, bad weather is expected for the end of the afternoon. Thunderstorms and strong winds will arrive around 7 pm, with a planned end around 11 pm, according to Météo France .

Between 7pm and 10pm, a “very active storm line, with heavy localized rain and gusts of wind between 70 and 90 km / h,” warns the institution, which estimates that “one-off bursts at 100 km / h are possible “. It is advisable to limit his movements.

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