Monday, December 19, 2016

Weather : three counties in Southern orange alert – The Figaro

Chain forecast torrential rains on the east of Corsica and very strong winds on the coast of var.

the Three departments of the south-east of France were placed on orange alert for high winds, rain and flooding according to The Weather network*. The event, which starts on Monday morning for the Var (83), the Corse-du-Sud (2A), and the Haute-Corse (2B).

Monday morning, the rains start in Corsica and will strengthen in the afternoon, on the east of the island by taking a torrential. This very bad time will then be extended to the Provence-Côte d’azur, and Languedoc-Roussillon. By the sea, the wind from the East will reach 90 to 100 km/h on the Var. In the evening, it is the whole of the south-east, which will be subject to strong weather, with a risk of flooding on the island of Beauty. The Weather network announced locally up to 300 mm of rain on the eastern Corsica and of the waves over 8 metres off the coast of the French Riviera.

heavy snow is also announced on the Mercantour, Queyras, the Ubaye valley to the Alps and the Capcir in the Pyrénées-Orientales with 50 to 80 cm of snow predicted from 1800 meters altitude. It snow today also on the south of the Massif-Central as early as 600 metres with thickness reaching locally 10 to 30 cm to 1000 meters.

Tuesday, this time very agitated to continue. The wind will blow violently on the mediterranean coast with large waves causing a high risk of flooding coastal on the Var and Pyrénées-Orientales. In the mountains, the snow will fall abundantly from 700 to 900 m on the south side of the Alps, the Cevennes, and the Pyrenees-Orientales.

on its side, Météo-France has placed the Corsica and the Var in vigilance orange as of Monday, 14 hours and recommends that you avoid the network of roads.

*The Weather network is a company of the Figaro group


No comments:

Post a Comment