The weather of Saturday, January 12: grisaille in the north, sun on the Mediterranean rim
The sky will remain overcast all day Saturday in most parts of the country, with low and scattered rainfall. & Nbsp;
Saturday, the weather will be divided between clouds, greyness and precipitation to the north, and sun on the shores of the Mediterranean, according to Météo-France forecasts.
Thinning on the Pyrenean relief. The Mediterranean and the Southern Alps will still enjoy a generous sun, but the wind will remain strong between Roussillon and Rhone Valley, Mistral and Tramontane will reach 80 to 100 km / h in gusts. On the Pyrenean relief, the thunderstorms will return in the afternoon. Everywhere else clouds or greyness will dominate. The sky will remain overcast all day, with rainfall initially low and scattered.
Small snowfall at low altitude. From Alsace to the south of the Massif Central and north-west of Rhône-Alpes, small snowfalls will occur at very low altitude, even in plain. From Burgundy to the north of New Aquitaine, the fog will be numerous at the beginning of the day and slow to dissipate in the morning. From mid-day, between Brittany and the Belgian border, the rains will become more regular and generalized. This rainy passage will sweep the entire northern half. In the mountains, it will give snowfall from 400 to 600 m on the relief of the Vosges, Jura and Massif Central, 300 to 400 m at night in the alpine valleys inland.
Up to 14 degrees near the Mediterranean. The minimum temperatures will range between 2 and 6 degrees from the Belgian border to Brittany and Pays de Loire, they will go from -2 to +3 degrees elsewhere, but will drop to -5 to -1 degrees from Auvergne in Languedoc and Provence. The maximum will rise between 3 and 8 degrees in general, and even 7 to 11 from the Channel and Nord-Pas-de-Calais to Aquitaine, 10 to 14 degrees near the Mediterranean.