P as respite to the heat wave Friday. Météo France has maintained 43 departments orange alert in its latest bulletin (level 3 of 4) over a wide band from the border with Belgium to Landes. Only Britain, the South East and Corsica are not affected by the alert launched by meteorologists.
On Wednesday and Thursday, many cities have beaten their record temperature for August . Paris in particular reached 36.6 ° C, Lille 35.1 ° C and 37.9 ° C Blois. And the situation is not expected any major changes before Sunday.
Friday afternoon, Météo France announces temperatures between 30 and 36 ° C, with peaks at 37 and 38 ° C Champagne and central to western Burgundy. The situation will be the same Saturday
Forecasters have also repeated their words of caution cope with hot weather. Spend at least 3 hours a day in a cool, cool several times a day, drink regularly and avoid out during the hottest hours of the day
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