41 DEPARTMENTS IN ORANGE VIGILANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS
The skies of France are always very electric. At midday of this Saturday, June 19, 41 departments of France are thus placed on orange vigilance for thunderstorms following the strong heat of recent days. The Rhône department remains on heat wave alert.
In detail, the departments of Allier, Cantal, Corrèze, Côte-d’Or, Creuse, Dordogne, Indre, Loire, Haute-Marne, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Moselle, Puy-de-Dôme, Saône-et-Loire and Haute-Vienne join the 27 other departments which had been placed in the early morning in orange vigilance for thunderstorms.
This first series of departments under surveillance concerned and still concerns Aisne, Ardennes, Aube, Cher, Eure, Eure-et-Loir, Loir-et-Cher, Loiret, Marne, Meuse, Nièvre, Nord, Oise, Orne, Pas-de-Calais, Sarthe, Paris, Seine-Maritime, Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Somme, Yonne , Essonne, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne and Val-d’Oise.
If this alert initially took effect this Saturday morning from 6 a.m., for a total duration of twenty-four hours, vigilance should be more particularly applied from 5 p.m. this Saturday afternoon. It is indeed from this time that most thunderstorms should start to break out.