During the night of Thursday to Friday, an active disturbance finished crossing the south-west of the country. A few light snow showers are expected in places but should stop completely in the morning of this Friday, according to Météo-France.
After the departure of this disturbance towards the Mediterranean, Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales, the last two departments concerned by the orange vigilance “snow ice”, were downgraded Friday morning to yellow vigilance by the meteorological agency.
No school transport in Lot-et-Garonne this morning
In the Pyrénées-Orientales, Aude and Hérault, snowfall will be light and scattered, and will only concern the Pyrenees and the west of Aude. During this snowy episode, the accumulations of snow observed were 10 to 20 cm above 300 meters in the Fenouillèdes, in the country of Sault and Espinouse, and also 3 to 8 cm on the plains of Lézignan. at Lauragais.
“Due to weather conditions and as a precaution”, the prefect of Lot-et-Garonne has decided to ban the circulation of school transport until Friday noon in 86 municipalities in the department, according to a tweet published on Thursday night in friday. The Landes department has also been placed on orange “flood” vigilance concerning the Adour des Barthes, according to Vigicrues.
On the Pyrenees and their foothills, clearings are expected this afternoon. For the rest of Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrénées, the improvement is faster with beautiful sunny periods before midday.