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Weather forecast: floods, avalanches... Seven departments on alert

After the intense rain of the last few hours, six departments were affected. placed on flood alert this Monday until December at least Tuesday. The Pyrenees-Atlantiques face the rest of the world. a risk of avalanches.

Significant flooding was underway on Monday February 26 in the evening in the Pas-de-Calais department, "and forecast tomorrow on the Dronne aval, the Isle aval (33, 24) and the Grand Morin aval (77),” said Météo-France in its latest daily bulletin. In detail, in the north of the country, Pas-de-Calais, in Ile-de-France, Seine-et-Marne, and in the southwest quarter, Charente-Maritime , Charente, Gironde and Dordogne have been placed on orange alert for floods. While five of them were already there. on alert, Seine-et-Marne was added to the situation. the list of departments on alert for floods this Monday evening. 

But a seventh territory was also destroyed. placed on orange alert, for avalanches this time. This is the Pyrenees-Atlantiques. During the night of Monday & Tuesday, as well as all day this Tuesday, February 27, “significant quantities of snow will fall on the Pyrenees, above 1,000 m&etres", warns Météo-France in its 10 p.m. bulletin. The Pyrenees-Atlantiques will be more affected by these snowfalls. Result: the'activity Avalanche intensity will increase during the day on Tuesday. Late Monday evening, M&téo-France reported that it was already snowing. "significantly on the Pyrenees-Atlantiques above 1,100-1,200 mètres". The meteorological service also warned that an extension of the strong activity could be expected. avalanche machine was possible in the Hautes-Pyrénées, "depending on the zoning of the heaviest snowfall".

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