Orange weather alerts for snow and ice were issued on Sunday, October 28 for six departments in the Massif Central including Aveyron, Cantal, Loire, Haute-Loire, Lozère, and Puy-de-Dôme. Four departments in southeastern France, including Var, Alpes-Maritimes, Corse-du-Sud, and Haute-Corse were also placed under an orange alert for rain and localized flooding. According to weather officials, the alerts will remain in effect through at least Monday, October 29. Associated transportation disruptions are expected, along with possible power outages.
Individuals in the affected regions are advised to monitor local weather reports, minimize nonessential movements, and avoid flood-prone areas.
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