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A heat peak should be recorded in several cities in France this weekend. These abnormally high temperatures are notably due to the presence of a mass of hot air coming up from the Equator.

A taste of summer ? This weekend, part of France will face à abnormal heat for the start of April. According to the latest forecasts from Méo-France, temperatures will gradually rise to quite significantly exceed seasonal norms. From Friday, at the end of the week, the mercury will approach 30 degrees with a temperature of 28 degrees expected on the Basque coast and 27 degrees   Bordeaux. From Saturday, the heat will become widespread and affect several regions of the country. 

"Several clues seem to point in this direction. First of all, the presence of an exceptionally warm air mass, at record level for the beginning of April, with a temperature between 16 and 20°C à 850 hPa (1500 meters). This type of configuration in the heart of the summer in France would give us temperatures of 32 à 36°C during the day !" explained Météo France this Monday April 1st. A forecast confirmed by the Weather Channel, map the support, which announces the color: "À From Thursday, the weather will improve almost everywhere, except in Brittany. Friday will be summer in the south with 25 à 30°C near the Pyrenees. This configuration which could cause temperatures to soar in the departments of South West. Between Thursday and Friday, a first tropical night could even be observed in the Biarritz region.

Abnormal heat is arriving in these departments, up to 31 degrees expected this weekend

© The weather channel

On Saturday April 6, temperatures will approach 30 degrees in the Center Val-de-Loire. 29 degrees are predicted. Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées) and the symbolic bar of 30 degrees should well be crossed at the end of the year. Bourges with a national record of 31 degrees for this Saturday. À In Paris, the mercury is expected to reach 28 degrees. Other cities are affected by this unprecedented heat wave, 27 degrees are expected. Auxerre and 25 degrees   Turns.

In addition, "the rise of the southerly wind will accentuate the heat in the southwest by crossing the Pyrenees" specifies Météo France. We talk about the Foehn effect. "Also, it is not excluded, given the high temperature of the air mass present between Friday and Saturday over France and the presence of the south wind, that the 30°C mark is close to the south of Aquitaine& ;quot;, confirms Météo France.

Sun cream, caps and parasols should therefore be out on the beaches of the Basque country and Landes this weekend of April 6, 2024. Sunday , the arrival of rain could help bring down temperatures. The following week, they will remain slightly above seasonal norms.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116