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US News Extreme cold, snow and ice ... Météo France places 36 departments in orange vigilance

22:05  09 february  2021
22:05  09 february  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

Storm Justine. 21 departments in orange vigilance waves-submersion and floods this Sunday

 Storm Justine. 21 departments in orange vigilance waves-submersion and floods this Sunday © KIKO DELGADO / EPA-EFE Strong waves will break all over the Atlantic until Monday. Sunday will be dominated by rainy and very agitated weather, with 21 departments in orange vigilance, according to Météo-France. The departments of Gironde, Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques are placed on wave-submersion vigilance early this morning around high tide. The storm depression driven by Justine is positioned over the north-west of the country this Sunday.

The first flakes fell on Tuesday morning on the Breton tip and should reach Île-de-France and the east of the country in the evening. The following night, and the cold will make part of the country shiver, mainly the north

Un paysage enneigé en France (image d'illustration). © JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP A snowy landscape in France (illustrative image). WEATHER CONDITIONS - The first snowflakes fell on the Breton point on Tuesday morning and should reach Île-de-France and the east of the country in the evening. The following night, and the cold will make part of the country shiver, mainly the north

The weather conditions are deteriorating in the north of the country. Consequence: Météo France placed 36 departments on orange vigilance on Tuesday for the risk of extreme cold, snow and ice or floods.

Bad weather: 26 departments placed in orange vigilance by Météo France on Sunday

 Bad weather: 26 departments placed in orange vigilance by Météo France on Sunday The transport and electricity networks could be affected, according to Météo France © J. Rimbert The Garonne is in flood in Toulouse on Friday December 13, 2019. ALERT - The transport and electricity networks could be affected, according to Météo France The bad weather continues. Météo France placed eight new departments in orange vigilance, this Sunday afternoon , that is to say 26 in total for “rain-floods”, “floods” and “avalanches”.

Orange vigilance for snow and ice concerns 31 departments over a large half of the country, from Bas-Rhin to Finistère via Ile-de-France. "The disturbance in place in Brittany will gradually gain towards the east", indicates Météo France. "In contact with the cold air coming from the north, the precipitation will fall in the form of snow. An episode of freezing rain is possible in the contact zone between the cold snowy air in the north and the mild rainy air in the south: on Pays de la Loire in the evening, Burgundy and Franche-Comté side in the second part of the night. " In Ile-de-France, 2 to 7 cm of snow are expected.

Up to -17 degrees felt

The north of the country will be affected by an orange alerge for extreme cold, which includes four departments of Hauts-de-France: Nord, Pas-de-Calais, Somme and Aisne . "During the next night, the minimum temperatures will change little, and will generally be between -7 and -8 ° C except in the south of the Aisne where they will be between -5 and -6 ° C", according to the forecasting body. With temperatures felt from -14 to -17 ° C in the Nord-pas-de-Calais, the Somme and a northern part of the Aisne.

It will also be cold, especially in Normandy or in the Paris region, with temperatures between -10 and -15 ° C on Wednesday and Thursday. The mayor of Paris also called on the government on Monday to trigger the "extreme cold" plan which allows in particular the accommodation of the homeless.

Météo: Still thirteen departments in orange vigilance for the extreme cold .
It is globally the North-East of France which is concerned by this Météo-France alert GLA GLA - It is overall the North-East of the France which is concerned by this Météo-France alert Thirteen departments of the North-East will remain in orange vigilance great cold (Haut-Rhin, Bas-Rhin, Territoire de Belfort, Doubs, Haute-Saône, Côte-d'Or , Yonne, Aube, Vosges, Moselle, Meuse, Meurthe-et-Moselle and Haute-Marne) and another is placed on orange flood alert ( Charente-Maritime ) this Sunday, whi

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