Mediterranean episodes are expected from tonight in the south. They are expected to be even more important than the previous ones. How do these meteorological phenomena form?
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For example, on line 8, the Ledru Rollin station is once again open to the public.
PARIS: ALMOST BACK TO NORMAL IN TRANSPORT
Public transport traffic in Paris and Ile-de-France was almost back to normal late Tuesday evening after being temporarily disrupted by thunderstorms described as “very intense” by Météo-France, but which caused little damage in the capital.
Shortly after 9 p.m., a spokesman for the Paris Fire Brigade told AFP that except for “a few flooded caves”, “no significant intervention” had been triggered after the storms that hit the city. ‘Ile-de-France.
STORMS SOON IN MONTPELLIER
The municipality of Hérault should encounter a stormy episode in the next few hours. The latter will be accompanied by strong gusts of wind and possibly hail.
7 DEPARTMENTS ON ORANGE VIGILANCE
The Aude department is no longer placed under orange vigilance for rain, floods or thunderstorms.
HAIL MAKES ITS APPEARANCE
In addition to rain and thunderstorms, hail also hits the capital.
TRIBUTE CEREMONY POSTPONED
Due to the weather conditions and the holding of orange vigilance for thunderstorms, the ceremony in honor of the liberation of Bormes-les-Mimosas, scheduled for Wednesday August 17, is postponed to Friday August 19 at 7:00 p.m. The President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, was to attend in particular.
Several lines of the Paris metro have seen their traffic disrupted due to the severe weather that has hit the capital and its suburbs. Some stations had to be temporarily closed.
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In Romainville (Seine-Saint-Denis), as this journalist relates, the roadway was also flooded.
Traffic has become complicated for many motorists in the capital. Some roads are flooded, while some Parisian tunnels are seeing the rainfall climb.
A DILUVIAN RAIN
The precipitation that falls on part of France, particularly in Île-de-France, is extremely rapid. At the Paris-Montsouris station, nearly 37mm of precipitation was recorded at 7 p.m. For comparison, the monthly normal between 1991 and 2020 reaches 58mm.
METRO STATIONS CLOSED
Heavy rains in the capital caused flooding in the Paris metro. Some stations are no longer served for security reasons.
PARIS UNDER THE STORMS
It is raining heavily in the capital and its surroundings.
CAMPSITES EVACUATED IN THE GARD
The Gard is the subject of orange vigilance due to the violent storms announced. The prefect of Gard recommends carrying out the preventive evacuation of the occupants of campsites and other open-air accommodation to the reception and regrouping centers provided.
FEARS AND PREPARATION
TF1 went to the Gard, where the inhabitants are preparing to experience the floods which accompany an episode in the Cévennes.
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THUNDERSTORMS, HAIL, HEAVY RAINS
Eight departments of the Mediterranean arc are placed this afternoon in orange vigilance due to the risk of potentially violent storms, with risks of “hail falls and heavy accumulations of precipitation”, announced Météo-France.
On an arc going from Aude to Var, including Tarn and Aveyron, the storms that started this afternoon will move from east to west during the night. In Hérault and Gard this evening, “the rain intensities will be very high, possibly reaching 80 mm in a very short time” and “we could possibly exceed 100 to 130 mm under stationary storms”, specifies Météo-France.
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