Weather alert: Météo France places a South-West department on orange vigilance for risks of heavy rain and flooding

Météo France placed the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department on Monday in orange vigilance for rain and floods.

A call for caution. This Monday, Meteo France placed the Department of Pyrenees-Atlantiques in orange vigilance for “rain-flood” from 7 p.m. until Tuesday 6 a.m.

“On this Monday morning, many showers affected the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, these began to strengthen at the start of the afternoon, taking on a stormy character locally”warns Météo France in its bulletin published this Monday at 1 p.m.

Up to 90 mm stacks expected

“On this Monday afternoon, the showers continue over a large part of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, the latter taking on a stormy character locally. After a very slight lull at the end of the day, the showers are gaining in intensity again at the start of the day. night from Monday to Tuesday and continue until late Tuesday morning”continues the organization.

From 60 to 80 or even 90 mm, locally, accumulations are expected (in the form of snow generally above 1200m). The showers should become less intense and less intense during this Tuesday afternoon, said Météo France.

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