Six Occitanie departments on storm, wind and flood alert overnight

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Météo France have issued an orange storm warning for six Occitanie departments.

The departments concerned are:

  • Aveyron
  • Lot
  • Tarn
  • Tarn-et-Garonne
  • Hérault
  • Gard

Severe thunderstorms could affect several areas in the Occitanie region.

In total, 42 departments have been placed on Orange alert.

Heavy rains, hail, and strong winds are forecast overnight, until Tuesday morning.  In addition, Hérault and Gard are on a flooding alert.

Tuesday also marks the year anniversary of the Aude floods, where 15 people died.

Source: Midi Libre