Last minute. the orange alert related to the sometimes violent storms that crossed Normandy from Saturday, May 21, 2016 was lifted on Sunday at 6 am , according to Météo France. Forecasts.
Broadband, Gironde in Nord-Pas-de-Calais was placed orange alert by Weather France Saturday 21 May 2016. a total of 29 departments are under an alert for a “strong storms ” in the small and strong winds . In Normandy, two departments, Eure and Seine-Maritime, were placed in orange alert. The orange alert bulletin was issued Saturday noon, running until Sunday morning, 6 o’clock. The first storms “concern the Gironde Sarthe, gradually they will shift to the Poitou-Charente, the Centre, Ile-de-France, Normandy, Picardy and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais in the night” say forecasters. “Locally some of these storms will be accompanied by hail, gusty winds and heavy rain”
The forecast in Normandy.
• the storms are expected in the late afternoon, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Seine-Maritime, in Normandy and east of Calvados and Orne.
• They are expected to intensify in the evening, with wind gusts up to 85 km / h.
• the storms could be accompanied locally severe weather ie hail, gusty and strong rainfall totals, forecasters estimate
Seine-Maritime and Eure in orange vigilance
The evening of Saturday, May 21, 2016 promises to be electric in Seine-Maritime and Eure. Calvados, Orne and the Channel are yellow vigilance. weather should be agitated Saturday night but Sunday. For now the vigilance of Weather France is active between Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 19h and Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 6pm.
North Prudence in the southwest of France. Weather France has placed Saturday, May 21, 2016 29 departments in orange alert storms . This alert runs until Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 6:00. It concerns the entire Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Picardy, Ile-de-France, the Normandy , and Central Sarthe, Poitou-Charentes, the Haute-Vienne, Dordogne and Gironde.
gusts to 100 or 110 km / h
Weather France warns against “violent phenomena (hail, gusty winds, heavy rain). ” Keraunos , the French Observatory of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms, thunderstorms that anticipates will progress slowly from east to west. “These storms isolated first and then gradually more widespread throughout the evening and early night, can cause heavy falls of hail and strong wind gusts, sometimes close to 100 or 110 km / h” in thunderstorms most active. Sunday, these storms leave first place rain on almost the whole territory (Corsica should remain untouched and the Southeast being concerned in the evening) before new storms occur, particularly in Normandy. For now, they advertise less violent than those of Saturday
The report and forecast from Météo France.
“Situation stormy requiring special vigilance because it may be accompanied locally severe weather ie hail, gusty and strong cumulative rainfall. “
Between the late afternoon and early evening thunderstorms will first appear in the southwest of the Centre-Val de Loire then spread northward increasing intensity; during the night they will shift to the east of central France.
Locally they can be strong, with hail and violent winds (over 80 km / h or even occasionally over 100 km / h). Furthermore rain showers may be intense, giving strong totals in a short time. Then the totals may be greater over time in conjunction with the rains that will linger in the morning. The Sarthe is temporarily exposed more in the evening and early night. On the Seine Maritime and Eure, the air mass will also gradually be destabilizing in the late afternoon and Saturday evening.
The first storms will activate on the coast in the late afternoon of Saturday and evacuate the region in the middle of night from Saturday to Sunday in the East. They should be accompanied by locally violent wind gusts, sometimes notable hail and rain totals exceeding 20 mm in one hour.
Weather Normandy Saturday
Seine-Maritime and Eure first storms are announced from 17h with possible hail in the evening from 20h.
In the Calvados , Orne and Channel despite cloudy midday, rain and thunderstorms will to appear in the afternoon. The first thunder are expected to 17h, mainly in the Calvados and Orne . Throughout Normandy, temperatures will range between 15 and 20 ° C.
Weather in Normandy on Sunday
on Sunday, the rain will continue to water the Seine-Maritime and Eure with sometimes heavy showers. New storms are planned. Same in the Calvados, Orne and the Channel , where the rains set in. The temperatures, they should drop significantly.