According to the bulletin from the weather forecasting organization, after a lull this morning, sometimes violent thunderstorms will develop over the Pays de Loire, Normandy, Ile-de-France, the Massif Central and the south-west of country. They will win the Center, Burgundy, Lorraine, Champagne and Picardy in the evening.

These storms will be accompanied by intense rain (locally 40 to 60 mm in a short time), violent gusts of wind and hail. The risk of large hail is high, particularly in the South-West and the Massif Central.

Météo-France therefore warns against a stormy episode “requiring particular vigilance due to a high risk of violent phenomena”.

The departments affected by orange vigilance are Ain, Aisne, Allier, Ardennes, Aube, Aveyron, Calvados, Cantal, Cher, Corrèze, Côte-d’Or, Creuse, Dordogne, Doubs, Eure, Eure-et-Loir, Haute-Garonne, Gers, Indre, Jura, Landes, Loir-et-Cher, Loire, Haute-Loire, Loiret, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Manche, Marne, Haute-Marne, Mayenne, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Meuse, Moselle, Nièvre, Oise , Orne, Puy-de-Dôme, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrénées, Rhône, Haute-Saône, Saône-et-Loire, Sarthe, the entire Ile-de-France region (Paris and the three departments of the inner suburbs, as well as Yvelines, Seine-et-Marne, Essonne and Val-d’Oise), Seine-Maritime, Somme, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne , Haute-Vienne, Vosges, Yonne and Territoire-de-Belfort.