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Weather: Gironde and Charente-Maritime placed on orange rain-flood alert

Météo-France has decidedé to place the departments of Charente-Maritime and Gironde on orange rain-flood alert this Monday afternoon. The weather episode is expected to end Tuesday morning.

Vigilance is required on the Atlantic coast. In its latest weather bulletin this Monday afternoon, Météo-France has decided to to place two departments on orange rain-flood vigilance. These are Gironde and Charente-Maritime. The alert, which runs ' from 7 p.m. and until 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 in the morning, was decided due to an episode of heavy rain during the night of this Monday Tuesday. Nearly 50% 80 millimeters of rain are expected, he said. the meteorological institute which calls for the greatest vigilance. In the southwest as well as in the center of France, stormy rains, sometimes sustained, may also occur, notes Météo-France.

Almost all of them of the country on yellow alert

While the weather does indeed seem capricious this year, almost everyone is enjoying the weather. of the country is currently classifiedé on yellow alert for various reasons, whether for risks of storms, floods, avalanches or rain-flooding.

This Monday, the weather was still choppy over a large part of the country, with many departments rained on. s of stormy rain. Moselle, which was the last department still placed in the on orange alert at the floods finally returnedé to yellow in the early morning this Monday, May 20. A level of vigilance which therefore goes down a notch, thus bringing a moment of respite to the many victims of recent days. After a few clearings, the weather will deteriorate further. again with a new episode of rain expected during the night of Monday Tuesday. On site, while the material damage is significant, the Bas-Rhin prefecture has already responded. announced that it was going to support the requests for recognition of a natural disaster made by the affected municipalities, reports BFMTV.

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