DIRECT. Storm Warning: Hail, wind and tornadoes announced in 28 departments… stay tuned
A very rough, even dangerous weather is announced this Monday March 28 in the south and east of France. 28 departments have been placed on orange alert by Météo France, six of which are in Occitania. The weather event was expected to start around 3pm and end by early night. Follow the evolution of the situation in our direct.
Eastern France is already under storms
The first reports of heavy rain and thunderstorms come from eastern France. The first surveys concern in particular the North-East and Burgundy.
THE #temporal start in the northeast. We observe a very unstable Pyrenean axis in the northeast with uplift indices < -3K. L'asse è anche fortemente tagliato in profondità (> 30m/s).
Note up to 28°C in the southwest, 25°C in Auvergne. pic.twitter.com/EmAnckhA9K
— Keraunos (@KeraunosObs) March 13, 2023
A storm cloud filmed from the sky
A user tweeted a video showing a cumulonimbus (storm cloud) taken from a plane flying over the Massif Central today.
28 departments on orange alert
In detail, the departments affected by the orange alert are: Ain (01), Allier (03), Ariège (09), Aveyron (12), Cantal (15), Corrèze (19), Côte-d’Or (21) , Doubs (25), Haute-Garonne (31), Jura (39), Loire (42), Lot (46), Haute-Marne (52), Meurthe-et-Moselle (54), Moselle (57) , Nièvre (58), Puy-de-Dôme (63), Bas-Rhin (67), Haut-Rhin (68), Rhône (69), Haute-Saône (70), Saône-et-Loire (71), Savoie ( 73), Haute-Savoie (74), Tarn (81), Tarn-et-Garonne (82), Vosges (88) and Territoire-de-Belfort (90)