News Alerts

23 Jan 2019 | 09:20 AM UTC

France: Orange weather alerts extented to 25 departments January 23 /update 1

France News Alert

Weather officials issue orange alert for snow and ice for 25 departments across France January 23; transportation disruptions reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/23/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/26/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION France

Read all related news alert(s):


Orange weather alerts (the second-highest level on a four-point scale), for snow and ice were extended on Wednesday, January 23, to 25 departments across France: Aisne, Ardennes, Aube, Cher, Eure-et-Loir, Loir-et-Cher, Loiret, Marne, Nièvre, Nord, Oise, Pas-de-Calais, Paris et petite couronne, Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Somme, Yonne, Essonne, Val-d'Oise, Hautes-Pyrénées, Saône-et-Loire et Seine Maritime. Avalanches alerts were also issued in four departments, including Ariège, Haute-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, and Hautes-Pyrénées. Between 5 to 10 cm (2 to 4 in) of snow fell on January 22. Associated transportation disruptions (rail and road) were reported across France, notably in the Ile-de-France (including Paris and its surroundings) and Hauts-de-France regions. Further disruptions are expected in the coming hours. Weather conditions are expected to improve by Thursday afternoon but residual disruptions are possible in the coming days.


Individuals in the affected departments are advised to monitor local weather reports and allow for extra time to reach their destinations.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news