Heat wave : vigilance orange held on Sunday 13 departments - The Point

Sunday, the vigilance orange "heat wave" will be held on 13 departments, while 5 counties are still placed Saturday in vigilance orange for violent storms on

Heat wave : vigilance orange held on Sunday 13 departments - The Point

Sunday, the vigilance orange "heat wave" will be held on 13 departments, while 5 counties are still placed Saturday in vigilance orange for violent storms on the Massif central, according to the forecasts of Météo-France. Thunderstorms in progress on the Ardèche, the Drôme, the Isère, the Loire and the Rhone is will shift to the Loire, and the Rhône valley, capable of generating phenomena of violent but of short duration, such as strong gusts of wind, hail falls, strong electrical activity and intense rainfall. In the evening they will go to the east of Rhône-Alpes, but will lose little by little their violent character. The end event is expected to serve 20 hours on Saturday.

Since the beginning of the day, Sunday, of the Alsace region in the Massif central and the Alps of the North, the weather is threatening and showery, sometimes heavy rain will be frequent. In the afternoon, they will tend to deplete the Massif central and Alsace, against the Jura and the Northern Alps and the Mercantour rain sometimes heavy rain will continue, before fading to end the day.

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Up to 39 degrees in the Var

On the shores of the mediterranean, the day will be sunny despite a few clouds the passengers, but mistral and tramontane blow, up to 60 to 70 km/h in gusts. On the rest of the country, after a morning often cloudy, the sky will become brighter in the afternoon. Only the pyrenean piedmont will remain crowded throughout the day with clouds giving sometimes a few drops.

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The minimum temperatures will be down on the major part of the country with 14 to 19 degrees in general, 11 to 14 degrees in Britain, except in the plain of Alsace and the rhone valley corridor to the mediterranean, with a minimum of 19 to 24 degrees. The maximum temperatures will be between 29 and 34 degrees in the middle valley of the Rhone to the mediterranean, locally 35 to 37, up to 38 to 39 degrees in the Var. On the rest of the country, maximum temperatures will range between 23 and 28 degrees in general, between 19 and 23 near the English Channel.

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Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 12:33

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