The French meteorology agency issued orange weather warnings (the second highest on a four-tier scale) at 06:00 (local time) on Saturday, November 16, for two departments in southwest France (Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques). The agency forecasts heavy rain and possible flooding in the affected areas on Saturday, through to the early hours on Sunday, November 17.
Related transportation disruptions, hazardous driving conditions, and power outages are possible over the coming hours.
Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor local weather reports and prepare for transportation disruptions (including road closures).
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