France – Snow and ice alert for 11 departments

Orange weather alert for 11 depts in north-west and central France because of heavy snowfall early Monday.

17 Jan 2016 – The affected departments around Normandy, Brittany and the Loire valley are the Manche, Calvados, Orne, Ille-et-Vilaine, Indre-et-Loire, Maine-et-Loire, Mayenne and Sarthe. In the Massif Central, the alert applies to the Aveyron, Cantal and Corrèze.

Météo France is expecting up to 10cm of snow in the Massif Central, and a similar amount in parts of Basse-Normandie. In Brittany, snowfall will be more limited but cold air will lead to icy conditions on roads.