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Weather forecast: big disturbances, what to expect this weekend ?

Strong winds will hit the northwest third of the country this Thursday. Twenty-six departments are on orange alert. Two departments are also placed on alert for rain-flooding.

"Rough weather, wind and rain. Gale in the North-West third and return of snow in the mountains" summarizes in its bulletin this Thursday morning Météo-France. In detail, no less than 26 departments are placed on orange alert. The North-West of France is no longer the only area affected. The departments of Vendée and Deux-Sevres are also concerned, as are the Pyrenees-Atlantiques and the Hautes-Pyrénées. In half from the north, the departments which remain concerned are: Pas-de-Calais, Nord, Somme, Aisne, Seine-Maritime, Oise, Eure, Val-d'Oise, Yvelines, Seine-et-Marne, Essonne, Seine-Saint-Denis, Hauts-de-Seine, Val -de-Marne, Paris, Eure-et-Loir, Calvados, Orne. The Manche, the Ardennes, the Marne, the Meuse are entering this high vigilance zone.

Depression "Louis" will generate strong winds this Thursday

In its bulletin, Météo-France specifies that “the southwest wind is very present with gusts between 60  and 80km/h . This afternoon the depression "Louis" It deepens and generates violent winds from early afternoon until late evening in the early afternoon. Departments placed on orange alert and which will be swept away by a passage of heavier rains associated with violent gusts up to 90 à 110 km/h or even 120/130 near the coast. À note that'à With the exception of the Mediterranean rim and Corsica, almost the entire rest of the country will be affected by yellow vigilance in the wind.

"The wind picks up speed also on the foothills of the Pyrenees, 100  &agrav; 110km/h. In the northwest, it's unstable weather alternating with clearings, sleet, thunderstorms and even sleet with gusts up to 100%. agrave; 90/110 km/h on the Atlantic coast and the English Channel, and 80/90 km/h locally 100 km/h inland. specifies Météo-France. In the evening, an acceleration of the Tramontane which will reach 90/100 km/h at peak while the wind will drop a notch on the Atlantic coast and the English Channel should allow us to breathe a little. For their part, temperatures will also drop the following night. "Heavy snowfall in the Alps" are &agrav; forecast according to Mét&o-France. This weekend, the wind is expected to concentrate on the northwest part of the country, with gusts of up to 85 km/h on the Basque coast and 75 km/h in Finistère. Thunderstorms will also be expected.

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