Orange alert for the roads this weekend
The warnings are orange for the major roads in Occitanie this weekend, as people head home for "la rentrée”.
The A9 motorway, between the Spanish border and Orange, will have heavy traffic, particularly on Saturday. Roads between Narbonne and Montpellier, and Carcassonne to Narbonne have also been classed as ‘orange’ alert. Peak traffic is forecast between 9am and 3pm on Saturday, so try to avoid that time if you need to travel.
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