Haute-Corse remains on alert due to violent winds until Thursday midday. Charente-Maritime, Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Vendée are for their part affected by risks linked to flooding.
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The list is getting smaller. There are now only five departments placed on orange alert for wind or floods, according to the latest Météo-France bulletin published Friday November 17 at 6 a.m. The Alpes-Maritimes and Var are no longer affected by vigilance due to storm Federico, only Haute-Corse remains in orange until Thursday midday. “The strong westerly wind continues in Haute-Corse”explains the forecasting institute. “The gusts reach 150 to 170 km/h on Cap Corse, 120 to 140 km/h on the coastal Balagne, and up to 120 km/h in the Bastia sector.”
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Charente-Maritime, Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Vendée are on flood alert. France has been affected by the passage of depression Frederico since Wednesday, notably causing strong winds. Météo France noted gusts around 100 to 130 km/h, and up to 160 km/h in Corsica.
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