Weather: six departments placed on orange vigilance, “virulent” storms expected

This stormy episode “requires special monitoring due to a significant risk of violent phenomena”warns Météo France, which predicts that these storms, sometimes “virulent”are accompanied “heavy rainfall, hail and gusts of wind”. “Thunderstorm cells can be accompanied by sudden gusts of 80 to 100 km / h, sometimes a little more”detail the organization.

The rest of France remains on yellow alert for thunderstorms, car “the risk exists, but seems more punctual”. Corsica and the departments of Hérault, Gard, Ardèche, Bouches-du-Rhône and Vaucluse are the only ones not to be subject to any particular vigilance.


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