Violent winds, extreme cold, avalanches: 72 departments on alert

It was expected, the coming days will be the harshest of the winter. Of which act. This Sunday morning, the temperatures range from -9°C in Bourg-Saint-Maurice (Savoie), up to 6 degrees in Corsica with a large part of the territory in negative.

Extreme cold

On the vigilance side, 1 department is in amber alert (Landes on orange flood alert), 71 departments are on yellow alert. Only the northwest quarter and 6 departments in the southeast are spared.

Concerning the “Extreme Cold” alert, 23 departments are concerned, includingAude and theAriege. Aude is also concerned by a yellow “Winds” vigilance, just like the Eastern Pyrenees where gusts could reach 100km / h and where a yellow Avalanche vigilance runs (idem in Andorra). The worst is not over: the day of Monday promises to be of the same ilk.

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