Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Heatwave: 22 departments placed in orange alert – BFMTV.COM

22 From Paris to the Champagne region, the Ardennes and the North, 14 departments were placed Tuesday in orange alert heatwave by Weather France . The 22 departments are affected Allier, Aube, Cher, Creuse, the Eure-et-Loir, Indre, Indre-et-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, Loiret, the Maine-et-Loire, Nievre, Sarthe, Paris, the Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Vienne, Haute-Vienne, Yonne, Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, the Seine Saint-Denis and Val-de-Marne.

the minimum temperatures will be between 18 and 20 degrees and maximum reach 35 to 38 degrees. “This heat wave will be particularly noticeable in urban areas with minimum temperatures above 20 degrees,” warns the organism in its newsletter.

The hot weather will s’ extend until Friday at least

a large arc of the western Pyrenees to the Belgian border is affected by this episode of “strong durable heat,” said Meteo France, which will offer a new newsletter Wednesday morning at the latest. “In a weak anticyclonic conditions and with little wind, sustainable heatwave episode that is set up on Tuesday in the afternoon will be extended until at least Friday,” anticipates the public institution.

The vigilance towards the most vulnerable people, including elderly people , should be strengthened. The authorities advise not to go out during the hottest hours of the day, drink frequently and abundantly, even without thirst, wet the body several times a day and spend at least three hours in a cool place. Intense sports are not recommended for the duration of the episode.


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