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Wind, rain, snow, waves... Orange vigilance is required in 20 departments due to several meteorological phenomena.
In the South-West, heavy rains are expected, especially in the Landes and Pyrénées-Atlantiques with the passage of storm Fien, which caused wind gusts up to 140 km / h earlier in the morning.
Corsica is also on alert for the same reason.
"Over the whole day, the accumulations reach on the relief 50 mm to 100 mm, locally 120/140 mm", that is to say up to 140 liters per square meter, notes Météo France.
Fifteen departments are on orange alert due to snow and ice: Ain, Savoie, Haute-Savoie, Isère, Cantal, Lozère, Yonne, Côte-d'Or, Haute-Marne, Aube, Doubs, Vosges, Haut-Rhin , Haute-Saône and Territory of Belfort.
In the Massif Central, up to 30 cm of cumulation is locally expected.
The falls “will be accompanied by snowdrifts with wind gusts of 80 km/h to 90 km/h”.
In the Northeast, "the rain is quickly replaced by snow to the plain".
The snowfall will last until the end of the next night.
The accumulation will reach 5 cm, locally 10 cm.
According to Météo France, the Ile de France should "stay away from snowfall with the exception of the extreme south of Essonne and Seine-et-Marne".
However, significant snowfall could appear towards Creuse and Allier.
What else to remember
Telecommuting to be preferred on Thursday.
Faced with the mobilization against the looming pension reform, the Minister of Transport Clément Beaune called on transport users to telecommute or postpone their trips.
“It will be a rough Thursday.
(…) It will be a Thursday of major disruptions in transport, ”he said on France 2 on Tuesday morning.
Details must be given at the end of the day by the services concerned on the extent of the movement and the impact on traffic.
An investigation opened against Noël Le Graët.
After months of turmoil at the French Football Federation (FFF) which led to the withdrawal of its president, Noël Le Graët, an investigation has been opened against him for moral and sexual harassment, the prosecution announced on Tuesday. Paris.
This follows several testimonies against the 81-year-old man, and anticipates the conclusions of the audit carried out by the federation, which must be made at the end of the month.
China's population is falling for the first time in 60 years.
In 2022, the number of births will have been only 9.56 million in mainland China, while 10.41 million deaths have been recorded.
This combination results in a population drop of 850,000.
A fall that promises to be lasting, which will severely affect the economy and the Chinese pension system.
Many local authorities have launched measures to encourage couples to procreate.
it concerns you
With a rate of 2%, does the Housing Savings Plan (PEL) find interest?
Products opened since January 1 benefit from a rate of return that goes from 1 to 2%.
It is even the first rate hike for 22 years.
The interest of the PEL lies in the fixed rate at which savers can take out their home savings loan.
It went from 2.2% to 3.2% on January 1.
And with the rate hikes underway for several months, this blocked rate could quickly turn out to be interesting.