Thirteen departments, including Ain, Haute-Savoie, Savoie and Isère, went on orange alert on Tuesday

The main one

  • Winds of up to 158km/h, downed trees, power outages and rail disruptions: after an exceptionally mild start to the year, winter depression Gérard swept across northern France on Monday.
  • Strong winds are expected on Tuesday, this time from the south-west, from Spain, earlier in the day with the Fien trough, which will circulate “very rapidly from the Bay of Biscay into the Mediterranean basin”. Meteo-France. Gers, Landes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Hautes-Pyrénées were placed on orange alert on Tuesday.
  • The snowfall, which started on Monday morning in the massif central and is expected to remain between 600 and 800 m above sea level, justified the orange alert in the departments of Ain, Isère, Savoie and Haute-Savoie on Monday in Cantal and Lozer. will be added on Tuesday.

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19:45: No school transport in Cantal tomorrow

Kanthal prefecture banned school and passenger traffic on the department’s roads all day Tuesday due to the risk of snow and ice. This provision does not apply to Aurillac and Arpajon-sur-Cère city buses, the press release said. The authorities remind that in Cantal, all vehicles moving on the roads of the department, the highway, the republic and the department network are subject to the obligation to wear special equipment.

Movement restrictions are also planned for vehicles carrying heavy loads over 7.5 tonnes and public transport (after-school and extra-curricular activities) in the Ardèche (on yellow alert) on Tuesday morning.

5.15pm: 45,000 homes still without power

Météo-France has raised an orange alert for strong winds across the region. Network manager Enedis said about 45,000 customers were still without power at 3 a.m., more than double the number at the end of the morning, two-thirds of them in the West and Central.

SNCF, for its part, has identified “more than 30 incidents” of trees falling on tracks in Brittany, Normandy, Pays-de-la-Loire and Val-de-Loire Centre, as well as sometimes in relation to Hurricane Gérard. Seine-et-Marne and Champagne-Ardenne.

4:25 pm: Thirteen departments on orange alert for Tuesday

Météo France also reported the deployment on Monday thirteen Departments are on orange alert for Tuesday, January 17.

Ain, the Haute Savoythe Savoy andIsere due to the orange alert will be taken snow and icejust like Cantal and Loser. Discussion: the snow that started in the central massif on Monday morning is planned to remain on the ground at an altitude of 600-800 m above sea level. In the coming days, snow is expected in most massifs, especially in the south of the Central massif and in the Alps at 600-800 m, in the Pyrenees at 1000-1200 m, at an altitude of 500 m. Over the Vosges and the Jura.

Four departments in the southwest will also be on orange alert: the Landes (rain, flood, wind), the Pyrenees-Atlantiques (rain, flood, wind), the Gers (wind) and Hautes-Pyrenees (wind). According to Météo-France, the Fien depression will circulate “very rapidly from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean basin”. Snow is also expected in the first plateaus up to 300-400 m in the northeast.

the There is will also be placed on orange alert due to the risk of “swelling waves”. Corsica will also be on orange alert: the Upper Corsica for “rain-flood” and South Corsica for “rain-flood” and “waves-sinking”. According to Météo-France, “an episode requiring special vigilance.

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4:20 p.m.: Five departments were placed on orange alert

In the 16:00 bulletin, Météo France kept Cantal and Lozer on orange alert for snow and ice this Monday, Pas-de-Calais also for the risk of flooding.

The forecaster also put the Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques departments on orange alert for “flooding rain”.

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13:55: The car driver died after hitting a fallen tree on the road

A 60-year-old car driver died after hitting a fallen tree in the night in Gironde on Monday. winds are associated with a winter depression Firefighters said it had engulfed a large part of northwestern France.

Also read: Storm Gerard: driver dies after hitting fallen tree on road

13:37 .: Only 3 departments left in orange color

“Depression Gerard is moving away and gradually filling,” says Météo France. Cantal and Loser are still on orange alert for snow and ice. Pas-de-Calais has been put on alert due to the risk of flooding.

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12:20 p.m.: 75,000 to 90,000 subscribers are without electricity

The situation is getting worse: about 90,000 customers, two-thirds of them in the West, were without power as of 11 a.m. Monday, according to network manager Enedis.

10:32 am: Over 17 departments in orange

In the morning, 14 departments in the northern half of France were still under orange alert due to strong winds. Loser and Kanthal are still under an orange alert due to snow and ice. The department is concerned about flood risk vigilance.

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09:01: 75,000 homes remain without electricity

Around 75,000 customers were without power this morning, particularly in Normandy, Brittany and Pays de la Loire, according to network manager Enedis.

8:34 am: Disturbance on railway track

SNCF said there were some traffic difficulties due to fallen trees, particularly in the Pays de la Loire, Île-de-France and Normandy regions, where some trains “did not depart this morning” in time to check the condition of the tracks. spokesman.

6:07 am: New departments on orange alert

The weather update published by Météo France at 6 am this Monday announces a watch for Finistère, Morbihan, Indre-et-Loire, Indre, Loir-et-Cher, Maine-et-Loire and Cher. But new departments are now affected by a “strong wind” warning: Loiret, Val-d’Oise, Yonne, Aube and all of Ile de France except Marne.

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05:58: It snowed in the central massif

It started snowing in the central massif. Lozère and Cantal were placed on snow and ice alert by Météo France yesterday and still are on Monday morning.

05:45: A strong wind will blow in the west

On Sunday, Météo France put 24 departments on orange alert for strong winds or snow and ice. The northwestern region of the country was particularly affected by strong winds.

Tonight we recorded: Pointe du Raz (Finistère) 158 km/h, Groix Island (Morbihan) 148 km/h, Barneville (Manche) 145 km/h, Ouessant (Finistère) 135 km/h, La Hague (Manche) 122 km/h, 125 km/h in St-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), 100-130 km/h in the coastal zone near Charente-Maritime.

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