Depression Frederico hit France this Thursday, November 16, a few days after the passage of violent storms Ciaran, Domingos and Elisa. But this meteorological deterioration should continue in the coming days with a new disturbance expected in France from this Saturday, November 18.
It never ends. This Thursday, November 16, a new storm affected different places in France. This is Frederico depression. The latter generated gusts reaching 80 to 90 km/h inland and up to 100 to 110 km/h on the coast between Brittany and Charente-Maritime.
But this disturbance should remain in place until Friday since depression Frederico should shift towards the east of the country during the night from Thursday to Friday and should be coupled with an anticyclonic push from the southwest. In this context, strong winds are expected to reach the Mediterranean, particularly the Var, the Alpes-Maritimes and Haute-Corse.
“We expect gusts between 100 and 120 km/h on the continent, particularly in the Fayence sector, the hinterland of Grasse and the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. In Corsica, gusts can reach 120 km/h in the Bastia region, 140 to 160 km/h in coastal Balagne and 160 to 180 km/h around Cape Corsica. These violent gusts will be in effect until the morning of Friday,” the meteorological service said.
However, a new disturbance should take over during the day on Saturday and slide “north of the Loire”. It should begin to take shape on Saturday morning.
“Significant amounts of rain”
Wind values are expected to be between 50 and 70 km/h. However, as Météo-France indicates, the new meteorological deterioration should bring “significant accumulations of rain, particularly in Hauts-de-France”.
Indeed, if the precipitation should first affect Brittany, the new depression will slowly shift eastwards to affect Hauts-de-France, a region already severely affected by floods. Here, Lille, Dunkirk, Amiens and Douai should be particularly affected.
By mid-afternoon, the disturbance should shift towards the Franco-Belgian border and affect the Grand Est region, including Charleville-Mézières and Sedan. Late in the early evening, sustained rain should continue to fall in the northern half and gradually affect the southeast of the country during the night from Saturday to Sunday.
Therefore, we expect a rainy night in particular in Lorient, Nantes, Laval, Angers, Rennes, Paris, Reims, Orléans, Auxerre, Metz, Strasbourg, Bourg-en-Bresse, Lyon and as far as Annecy.
For its part, Météo-France explained that “the disturbance will lose activity” during the day of Sunday, November 19 “by moving towards the south in high pressure fields”.
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