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Weather forecast: three departments on orange rain-flood alert this Saturday

M&téo France places three departments on orange alert for rain and flooding, Saturday March 9. These are Ardèche, Var and Alpes-Maritimes. What to expect ?

À From Saturday March 9, the departments of Ardèche, Var and Alpes-Maritimes are placed on orange alert for rain and floods, announced oacute; Weather France, Friday March 8. Bad weather is expected to occur soon after. from 4 p.m., Saturday, in Ardèche, and around 6 p.m. in Var and the Alpes-Maritimes. The meteorological service warns of a "first rainy spell" which concerns the Mediterranean regions at the end of the day this Friday. "After a lull tomorrow morning, a new rainy episode will affect [Ard&eche, the Var and the Alpes-Maritimes]. It will be more consistent, writes Météo France in its report on Friday.

The equivalent of a month of rain in 12 hours

The BFMTV weather service estimates that in less than twelve hours, the three departments placed on orange vigilance will receive as many rain only in the space of a month. He specifies that "a lot of waves" and "wind" are also expected.

Friday and Saturday, Charente-Maritime remains on orange flood alert. In the Cévennes and the PACA region (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur), intense rains are expected in the afternoon. midday Saturday. In the Cévennes, the accumulations will be between 150 and 250mm. In the east of the Var and the Alpes-Maritimes, accumulations will be between 100 and 120mm, locally more, adds the weather institute. "This episode will end on Sunday morning", assures Météo France.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

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