Risk of hail and violent thunderstorms locally: here is the weather forecast in Gironde

Risk of hail and violent thunderstorms locally: here is the weather forecast in Gironde
Risk of hail and violent thunderstorms locally: here is the weather forecast in Gironde

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Nicolas Gosselin

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June 17, 2024 at 12:18 p.m.

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During the night of Monday June 17 to Tuesday June 18, 2024, a meteorological disturbance is expected in Gironde ; more precisely in the north of the department.

Keraunos, the French observatory for tornadoes and violent storms, evokes a “marked to severe storm riskdue in particular to a high potential for hail ».

Hailfall expected in Médoc and Blayais

First expected in the afternoon between Auvergne and Burgundy, “other storms will then take over around midnight between Gironde and Charente-Maritime. They will progress in the second part of the night towards the Center, while producing intense electrical activity, heavy rain and gusty winds”according to Keraunos.

The observatory adds that “sometimes heavy hail may also accompany these storm systems”. The Blayais And the Médoc will only be affected.

Gironde on yellow alert

Tuesday June 18, the risk of thunderstorms will still be very present in Gironde and this time across the entire territory, including in Bordeaux, from the end of the afternoon. Météo France has placed Gironde on yellow alert.

During the rest of the week, significant stormy activity is likely to continue in the department.

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