After rain the good weather. It also works in reverse. After days of an intense heat wave, storms have come to celebrate this early summer. The South West was notably hit by very large hailstorms at the start of the week. Storms that moved to the east of the country. This Saturday morning, 12 trips were placed on orange storm alert: Ardennes, Marne, Meuse, Haute-Marne, Aube, Yonne, Côte-d’Or, Nièvre, Saône-et -Loire, Allier, Puy-de-Dôme and Loire. To read also: Risks of strong thunderstorms and intense rains: five departments still placed in orange vigilance this Friday Aude in yellow According to Météo France, “strong thunderstorms will be organized this afternoon and this evening between Auvergne , Burgundy, Champagne and Lorraine These thunderstorms could give: – heavy showers, up to 20 to 30 mm of rain in a short time – strong gusts of wind, up to 100 km/h locally. – a few hailstorms – strong electrical activity Note that the number of departments concerned by this Storm vigilance could change during the day, in particular between Lorraine and the Lyon region, but there are still uncertainties about the departments most at risk”. Note that 31 departments, including Aude, have also been placed on yellow alert.