France set for another scorcher as temperatures rise again

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The Local - [email protected] • 18 Jul, 2017 Updated Tue 18 Jul 2017 09:20 CEST
France set for another scorcher as temperatures rise again

The mercury is rising across most of France on Tuesday while the west gets set for violent storms.


Scorching temperatures will hit most of France once again with Tuesday expected to be another scorcher in a summer that has been full of scorching days so far.
And while the mercury rises across most of the country, three departments in the north west of France have been placed on orange alert for violent storms.
But across most of the country people will be baking under the sun and dealing with roasting temperatures.

Weather predictions for Tuesday afternoon. Image: Meteo France 

In Paris, central France and parts of the south west, temperatures are expected to soar to highs of a whopping 37C, while in other parts of the south west and the Pyrenees, temperatures will be the highest in the country, at 38C. 
And even northern France won't be escape the sweltering temperatures with the Pas-de-Calais region predicted to reach up to 31C. 
Image: Meteo France
At 6am Tuesday morning, the Côtes-d'Armor, l'Ille-et-Vilaine et la Manche, were placed on orange alert - the second highest warning level the agency issues and urges the public to be "very vigilant" - with the warning expected to be in place until 6am on Wednesday. 


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