Code orange applies to five departments in southern France because temperatures will rise dramatically in the coming days. In Provence and Roussillon, the mercury rose to 37 degrees on Sunday. The heatwave is expected to peak on Wednesday. That reports Meteo France.
Code orange is applied in the provinces of Ardèche, Drôme, Gard, Pyrénées-Orientales and Vaucluse. A new heat wave is expected there in the coming days. The yellow code applies to the other ten provinces in southern France.
In Provence and Roussillon, the mercury rose to 37 degrees on Sunday. And the next night the mercury barely drops to 23 to 25 degrees. Temperatures from 35 to 39 degrees are expected in the five provinces on Monday.
Metéo France expects the heat wave to peak on Wednesday. This applies to all of France. In the southwest, mercury can rise to 40 degrees.
From Tuesday, temperatures in our country will rise again and there will be a lot of sun expected. Maximum temperatures will reach 30 degrees and more in many places through Wednesday.
See also: Weatherman David on this weekend: ‘Change to very cloudy’
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