It will continue to be very hot this Wednesday.
According to Météo France, the day will even be the most stifling of the heat episode that France has known for a few days.
If the values will not necessarily be higher than these last hours, the strong heat will invade the whole of the territory.
From Wednesday, the temperatures will be very high, and everywhere.
30 to 35 degrees are expected in three quarters of France.
It is in the Center region and in the South-West that the peak will be reached with 36 degrees.
A record explained by the presence of an anticyclone which brings up a mass of air from North Africa, and which particularly affects the southern regions.
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"This hot air from the Sahara will go up north," says meteorologist Guillaume Séchet.
In Paris, the thermostat will rise to 35 degrees.
"Only the shores of the Channel remain away, with 21 to 26, with despite everything 28, 29 in Le Havre and Boulogne-sur-Mer", indicates Météo France.
In the afternoon, threatening clouds carrying a few showers and thunderclaps will fly over the Atlantic departments.
And this chaotic weather will extend to Haute-Normandie, to the west of Hauts-de-France, to the whole of the Pays de la Loire region.
The showers will become more frequent and mix with locally strong thunderstorms accompanied in places by hail and good gusts of wind to 60 to 80 km / h.
"There will then be a second wave which will start in Aquitaine and perhaps go up to Ile-de-France", continues Guillaume Séchet.
A third of the country should be affected by these storms, sometimes violent.
“It may be muscular.
And to continue at least this weekend, and certainly until Monday, "predicts Guillaume Séchet.