US News: Weather forecast: 23 departments still in orange vigilance for snow, extreme cold and 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”.

Five departments remain on alert for floods and four for extreme cold

Lors du déneigement d'une autoroute dans les Alpes en janvier. (archives) © ALLILI MOURAD / SIPA When clearing snow from a motorway in the Alps in January. (archives) FLOCONS - Five departments remain vigilant for floods and four for extreme cold

It will still be very cold this Wednesday in the north of the country, with still low snowfall , while Corsica will be under the threat of thunderstorms, forecasts Météo-France. Twenty-three departments from Brittany to Alsace via Ile-de-France are placed in snow / ice orange vigilance, and four of the Hauts-de-France are in extreme cold orange vigilance. Five departments are also still in strict vigilance.

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 INFOGRAPHICS. Covid-19: Jean Castex speaks tonight, where is the epidemic in France? © Ouest-France A screening center in Le Havre, in Normandy, on December 14, 2020. French hospitals are still under pressure. In 57 departments, patients with Covid-19 occupied more than 60% of intensive care beds as of February 3. We take stock of the epidemic situation, as well as the progress of vaccination by department, before the press conference by Jean Castex and Olivier Véran, this Thursday at 6 p.m.

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It snowed all night on a large strip of Brittany in the East, passing through the Paris region. At daybreak, you will have to beware of road freeze-up in the northern half of the country. It will still snow lightly from Pays-de-la-Loire, in the Paris basin to the Grand-Est, the snow will hold on the ground until the plain then the falls will weaken and will only concern Franche Comté and Alsace. afternoon. In the morning, over Rhône-Alpes to Provence-Alpes-Côte d´Azur and Corsica, rainfall will be moderate. They will be significant in the Alps, with a rain-snow limit starting at around 500 m in the northern Alps to 1,200 in the southern reliefs.

Weather Alert: Snow expected in particular in Brittany and extreme cold in the North

 Weather Alert: Snow expected in particular in Brittany and extreme cold in the North According to Météo-France, 3 to 7 cm of snow are also expected on a strip stretching from Normandy to Alsace, via the 'Ile-de-France © Lionel Urman / SIPA Paris under the snow, January 16, 2021. GLAGLA - According to Météo-France, 3 to 7 cm of snow are also expected on a strip going from Normandy to the 'Alsace, via Ile-de-France Part of France will continue to shiver.


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Risk of thunderstorm in Corsica

The showers will regress in the South in the afternoon and will only affect the Isle of Beauty where we may fear thunderstorms and a good accumulation of precipitation on relief exposed to the south-westerly wind (snow around 1,500 m in the morning, 1,000 / 1,200 m during the day). From Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrénées to Auvergne, after the very disturbed weather, a lagging sky will set in place with showers in places, snow on the reliefs at around 1,000 m. A risk of snow showers on the ground is to be feared in Poitou. In the afternoon, the risk of showers will persist in the southwest.

From Rhône-Alpes and eastern Burgundy up towards Alsace, it will still snow lightly. Elsewhere, the sky will be variable with even beautiful clearings which will develop in the afternoon from Brittany to the Ardennes. The east wind will blow quite strongly over the exposed capes of the Channel coast. The tramontana will be present on the coast. In Corsica, the gusts will remain consistent on the relief and the capes around 100 km / h.

What is the "Grand Froid" plan launched in five departments and requested by Paris?

 What is the The "Extreme Cold" plan includes several actions aimed at protecting the most vulnerable groups in the face of temperatures. It was triggered in several departments. © afp.com/JEFF PACHOUD In a gymnasium in Lyon where homeless people are accommodated as part of the plan A cold wave is shaking France. Snow is expected this Tuesday in the country, first in the West before reaching Île-de-France and the East in the evening and the following night.

The minimum temperatures will be stationary, under freezing cold in the north, in particular in Hauts-de-France, with locally -8 degrees, -1 to -6 elsewhere in the north, 3 to 9 in the south. The maximum will vary from 8 to 13 degrees in the south, up to 14/16 in Provence and Corsica. In Brittany and on the Channel coast, the mercury will stagnate at 1/4 degrees. Elsewhere in the north, it's a thaw-free day, with no more than 0 / -1 degrees, only -2 / -3 in Hauts-de-France.

Company Four departments without school bus service this Wednesday in Ile-de-France Company Transport disrupted and heavy goods vehicles stopped in Brittany due to snow

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