The French meteorology agency issued orange weather warnings (the second highest on a four-tier scale) at 06:15 (local time) on Wednesday, October 23, for several areas in southeastern France on Wednesday until 06:00 on Thursday, October 24. Heavy rain, flooding, strong storm surge are forecast in nine departments, including Bouches-du-Rhône, Var, Vaucluse, Aude, Aveyron, Gard, Hérault, Pyrénées-Orientales, and Tarn.
Related transportation disruptions, hazardous driving conditions, and power outages are possible over the coming hours.
Individuals in the affected areas are advised to consult local sources to keep abreast of weather alerts, confirm travel reservations, and adhere to instructions issued by the local authorities.
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