WEATHER REPORT. Heavy stormy rain expected this Tuesday, May 14 in Hérault and Gard, up to 3 weeks of precipitation possible

WEATHER REPORT. Heavy stormy rain expected this Tuesday, May 14 in Hérault and Gard, up to 3 weeks of precipitation possible
WEATHER REPORT. Heavy stormy rain expected this Tuesday, May 14 in Hérault and Gard, up to 3 weeks of precipitation possible

In 48 hours, the equivalent of 2 to 3 weeks of precipitation could locally fall on the Cévennes. More than 100 mm are expected this Tuesday, May 14, 2024. The forecast rain-storm episode is further revised upwards, particularly between Hérault and Gard.

More than 100 mm are expected this Tuesday, May 14, 2024. In 48 hours, the equivalent of two to three weeks of precipitation could locally fall on the Cévennes. The expected rainy-stormy episode is further revised upwards, particularly between Hérault and Gard. Significant accumulations with risks of flooding are to be feared.

According to Météo Languedoc, uA significant rainy-stormy episode is expected this Tuesday, May 14, 2024, particularly in eastern Languedoc and the Cévennes, where accumulations could exceed 100 mmperhaps even approaching 150 mm.

The first showers will occur late next night, mainly between Aude and Hérault. They are weak and irregular. This is the beginning of the degradation. Little by little, the clouds also invade the whole of Roussillon and Languedoc.

During the morning, light to moderate rain temporarily spread throughout Aude and the Pyrénées-Orientales, as well as a large part of Hérault. In this last department, we can have strong rainy intensities overall between the north of the Thau basin and Montpelliérain, going up towards the Hérault river, on the foothills as well as from Pic Saint-Loup to Val de Londres. indicates the meteorological site.

In the Gard, showers are overflowing, especially in the west of the department, from Vigan to Aigoual. They go up to the Causse and Mont-Lozère.

Heavy stormy rain is expected between Montpellier, Pic Saint-Loup, Val de Londres, Larzac, Aigoual, Vidourle, Gardonnenque, Vaunage then later in the evening between the Nîmois basin, the Rhône valley, Uzège and the gorges of the Cèze. Some assessments provideintensities of 30 mm per hour.

More significant accumulations are expected in the east of the department with around 40/50 mm in Montpellier and the north of the Thau basin, increasing up to 100 mm in the hinterland and with the possibility of reaching 100 at 130 mm going up the upper Hérault river. There is therefore a risk of flooding of the Hérault river, with a peak expected in the evening. In the Gard, accumulations could often reach 30 to 50 mm on the plains It can fall 100 to 150 mm near Aigoual, as well as near Vigan“, conclude the specialists.

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