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SOnly 4 days after the passage of storm Aline, the Alpes-Maritimes discovered themselves as soon as once more beneath heavy precipitation. Météo-France has the truth is positioned the South-East division on orange alert for rain-flooding for the day of Tuesday, October 24. Monitoring will nonetheless be energetic – a minimum of till noon – for Jura, Ain, Isère, Drôme and Ardèche, already beneath surveillance on Monday. Note that Ardèche can be on orange alert for a danger of flooding, a number of rivers within the division may overflow.

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The begin of the night time might be comparatively calm within the Alpes-Maritimes. Météo-France specifies in its newest forecast bulletin that orange vigilance will solely be in impact within the early morning, from 4 a.m. “In addition to significant electrical activity, and gusts of around 60 to 80 km/h, we expect high rainfall intensities, both in coastal areas and in the hinterland impacted by the recent storm Aline,” signifies the climate monitoring group.

The trauma of Storm Alex nonetheless alive

In the Alpes-Maritimes, and notably within the Vésubie valley, storm Aline reawakened the trauma of storm Alex, which dates again three years. Roads and bridges had been washed away in Saint-Martin-Vésubie, isolating total villages for a number of days. Some restore tasks had been nonetheless not accomplished. Storm Aline brought about injury there, leaving native residents notably offended.

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