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LPas-de-Calais, Sèvre and Gironde have been positioned on orange alert for a danger of flooding, this Sunday, February 25. Météo-France forecasts vital flooding on the Sèvre Niortaise (Deux-Sèvres) and the Canche (Pas-de-Calais) in addition to overflows on the Garonne-Dordogne confluence (Gironde) throughout excessive tides, till Monday February 26 .

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According to Vigicrues, the precipitation anticipated at the moment and tomorrow “will cause river levels to start rising again at the start of the afternoon”.

“Locally damaging overflows may be observed,” specifies the knowledge service on the chance of flooding of the primary rivers in France. However, the Sèvre Niortaise started to say no yesterday, after reaching its most degree on Friday night. Météo-France explains for its half {that a} “rainy disturbance is affecting the western half of the country” at the moment.

Another wet day this Monday

The meteorological service specifies that one other wet day can also be anticipated tomorrow. The Deux-Sèvres division was largely affected by the passage of storm Louis, which swept throughout France final Thursday. It is on this division specifically {that a} motorist drowned in his automobile.