A new stormy wave will cross France this Saturday where 27 departments have been placed on storm orange vigilance in Center-Val-de-Loire, Ile-de-France, Hauts de France and Lorraine while the Rhône remains in orange vigilance for heat wave, indicates Météo-France.

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The departments placed in orange vigilance for thunderstorms are: Aisne (02), Ardennes (08), Aube (10), Cher (18), Eure (27), Eure-et- Loir (28), Loir-et-Cher (41), Loiret (45), Marne (51), Meuse (55), Nièvre (58), North (59), Oise (60 ), Orne (61), Pas-de-Calais (62), Sarthe (72), Paris and inner suburbs (75-92-93-94), Seine-Maritime (76), Seine- et-Marne (77), Yvelines (78), Somme (80), Yonne (89), Essonne (91) and Val-d'Oise (95).

Thunderstorms expected this Saturday afternoon

This new stormy offensive, coming from the west of France, is expected in the afternoon, underlines Météo-France.

It will affect Center-Val-de-Loire and Ile-de-France then in the evening Hauts-de-France.

It will progress towards Lorraine and Burgundy at the start of the night.

Severe thunderstorms will be characterized by strong electrical activity, heavy rainfall (20 to 50 mm in a short time), hail and gusts of wind often close to 80 km / h, sometimes even exceeding 100 km / h. h.

Météo-France specifies that in the departments placed in yellow vigilance, a risk of violent thunderstorms also exists, particularly from the South-West to the Massif Central, but this risk is more difficult to locate.

Elsewhere, it's a hazy sky with afternoon thunderstorms over the Alps.

On the wind side, the moderate autan wind sets in as well as a southerly wind in the Rhône valley.

The maximums vary between 19 and 23 degrees over Brittany, Normandy and Pays-de-la-Loire, between 24 and 29 from Hauts de France to Aquitaine and Occitanie and another 29 to 33 degrees further east.


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