Weather: violent storms expected in 12 departments this evening


The last days of August promise to be stormy. Supporting evidence, the latest Météo France bulletin of August 30, 2022 at 10 a.m. placed 60 departments and Andorra on storm yellow vigilance and two on orange vigilance. With stormy phenomena, high winds and torrential rain with hail on the program for part of the territory. And it’s not over…

For forecasters from La Chaîne Météo, further deterioration will appear during the day, from 4 p.m., in the south-east and center-east of France. And the least we can say is that it will be stunning. According to them, you should expect:

Real storm? According to the official site of the meteorology of France, this nomination is given to depressions generating gusts of wind greater than 90 km / h on land. In France, their diameter can reach 1,000 km.

However, “sudden, very short gusts of wind may occur, which can reach 80 to 90 km / h”, in certain places, indicates La Chaîne Météo.

Planet has produced the slideshow below which presents the weather forecast for the 12 departments placed on alert by La Chaîne Météo.

Because it will be in particular at this time that these climatic anomalies will reach their peak. “The most critical period generally extends from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., after 11 p.m. it will be the general lull.” explain the scientists.