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Météo France has placed the Pyrénées-Orientales on orange alert, due to an intense snowfall episode, scheduled for Monday. If relatively light snowfall is currently observed above 400 to 600 m above sea level, the main part of the episode must begin in the evening, indicate the services of Météo France.

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In the Vallespir aux Fenouillèdes valleys, 2 to 5 cm of snow is expected, locally 10 cm. Higher up, from 500 to 1000 m above sea level, we expect 10 to 20 cm locally 30 cm, from Albères to the Canigou and Conflent massifs.

From Tuesday, rain will replace snow in the Pyrénées-Orientales.


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