Thunderstorms in the South: more than four departments in vigilance orange

Only four departments are maintained in vigilance orange Monday morning after a stormy episode that crossed over Sunday evening, a large part of the South of France, according to a bulletin of France Weather in 06HO5. The orange alert is maintained in the Bouches-du-Rhône, Drôme, Var and Vaucluse, according to the operator weather which made it clear that it is a very stormy summer, which requires particular vigilance to the extent that there is a strong risk of violent phenomena.

On the South-West, thunderstorms are leaving the east of the Corrèze. Thunderstorms have generally been 30 mm of rain in less than an hour. Heavy falls of hail have been observed near Pau. The electrical activity has been very intense. A new line stormy has formed on the west of the Bouches-du-Rhône and Vaucluse and move to the east. This line is accompanied by hail, gusty winds and heavy rainfall intensities. It has been observed in the storms up to 51 mm in 1 hour on the Camargue and the wind gusts of the order of 70km/h, and up to 99 km/h) in Marignane.

The operator weather states that this episode return storm-storm ranks a notch below that these regions have known Thursday.

For the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Vaucluse, the Var, Drôme : the line stormy which is located on the west of the Bouches-du-Rhône and the Vaucluse is shifted to the east. She is very active in its southern part, and will remain, in particular on the Var in the early morning. Then, new storms will form in the course of the morning. These storms can be accompanied by strong wind gusts, hail, heavy rainfall intensities and electrical activity supported.

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