The weather on Friday will be very hot in the south-east, where nine departments are still placed on orange vigilance for a heat wave, according to Météo-France, which also forecasts thunderstorms in the southern massifs. Twenty-six departments in the southeastern half had been placed on orange alert since Wednesday. Read also: “Everything was dying, we would have thought we were in the desert”: the story of the terrible drought of 1976 Heat wave: 9 departments on orange vigilance The heat wave episode continues for several more days in the East, in the Rhône valley around the Mediterranean. Météo France maintains this Friday 9 departments in orange vigilance for heat wave. Météo France indicates that “the very high temperatures (maximum above 35 ° C) are falling over a large south-eastern quarter of the country this Friday, from the Mediterranean rim to the Rhône valley, and to the Alpine valleys, with peaks at 36/ 38°C, locally 39°C are still possible there”. The departments concerned by the orange heatwave vigilance are: Rhône, Ain, Haute-Savoie, Savoie, Isère, Drôme, Ardèche, Vaucluse, and Gard. Thunderstorms: 5 departments on orange alert Thunderstorms are expected locally in Haute-Loire, southern Loire and Ardèche, before moving east to affect Drôme and Isère, according to Météo France. This thunderstorm activity should be accompanied by strong gusts of wind ranging between 70 and 80 km / h approximately, as well as hail and intense precipitation in places. The situation will calm down in the evening, predicts the meteorological agency. Five departments are affected by orange vigilance for thunderstorms: Loire, Haute-Loire, Isère, Drôme, and Ardèche. The weather forecast for this Friday In detail, stormy showers will circulate from Poitou, from the north of the Massif Central and from Burgundy to Île-de-France, Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine, and this as far as the Friday morning. The activity will be locally strong in the Center and the North-East, accompanied by a risk of hail and gusts. During the morning, this unstable area will shift towards the northeast. The showers will become temporarily scattered, before locally resuming a stormy character in the afternoon from Alsace to Franche-Comté. Under an increasingly sensitive northeast wind, cooler and often sunny weather will extend from the edges of the Channel to the Ardennes, Ile-de-France, the Center and Poitou-Charentes afternoon. In the morning, the clouds will be a little more numerous and will bring rare showers to Hauts-de-France. From the south-west to Auvergne Rhône-Alpes and around the Mediterranean, the day will still be very hot. We will observe morning grayness at the foot of the Pyrenees and around the Gulf of Lion, a temporarily cloudy sky otherwise. Thunderstorms will develop rapidly in the afternoon over the Pyrenees, the Alps and the Massif Central up to the Cévennes. They will sometimes be strong in the east of the Massif Central. A few showers may overflow into the interior of Languedoc and towards the Rhône valley. On the temperature side, the minimums will be between 13 to 17 degrees in the northwest, between 17 and 22 elsewhere, locally 23 to 25 on the shores of the Mediterranean. During the day, the thermometers will peak between 20 and 25 degrees near the English Channel and will reach 26 to 31 degrees without excess over the rest of the northern half, except locally 32/33 from Alsace to Franche-Comté. Except on the Aquitaine coast where 25 to 28 degrees are forecast, it will still be 31 to 35 degrees in the south, locally 37 to 39 from the Rhône valley to Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence. chevron_leftchevron_right
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