Marlène Duret, with AFP 8:01 pm, December 01, 2021

The weather will be marked on Thursday by a trolling regime over the country under a northerly flow with temperatures falling sharply, according to Météo France forecasts.

The minimums will be of the order of -2 to +3 degrees in the interior of the territory, and the maximums of 3 to 5 degrees over a good north-eastern quarter of the country.

The weather will be marked on Thursday by a trolling regime over the country under a northerly flow with temperatures falling sharply, according to Météo France forecasts.

The Mediterranean rim and the southern Alps will benefit from fairly generous sunshine even if altitude clouds will scroll while the Mistral and Tramontana will strengthen noticeably at midday, reaching 80 to 90 km / h in peaks.

A few mixed rain and snow showers

Instability will remain in Corsica giving more showers, rarer in the second part of the day but the westerly wind will blow up to 70 to 90 km / h on the exposed capes. From Grand-Est towards Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Occitanie, the sky will remain overcast giving frequent showers, snow beyond 500 m in the morning falling 200 m over the Massif Central , 600 m over the Alps then to the plain at the end of the day.

In the rapid north flow, the clouds will block over the Pyrenees range, it will snow from 900 to 1,000 m in the morning, 300 to 400 m in the afternoon, these snowfalls will occur under a strong wind reaching up to 100 km / h on ridges.

On the rest of the country, the clearings will be on par with the cloudy passages giving locally a few mixed rain and snow showers, more frequent from Normandy to the Hauts de France.

A lull will still emerge in the afternoon from the west.

The north to northwest wind is moderate to fairly strong on the Atlantic seaboard and the Channel coasts but will weaken in the afternoon.

The sky will charge again on the tip of Brittany at the end of the day, announcing the arrival of a new deterioration during the following night. 

Up to 11 ° on the southern half

Temperatures will drop significantly over much of the country.

The minimum will be of the order of -2 to +3 degrees in the interior of the territory, they will be between 4 and 7 on the Channel coasts and the Atlantic coast, between 5 and 9 on the Mediterranean rim.

The maximums: from 3 to 5 degrees over a good north-eastern quarter of the country, from 5 to 8 in the north-west, from 7 to 11 over the southern half.

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