paris - In 22 departments in France, the weather department of Meteo-France issued code orange for Sunday afternoon due to the storm raging through these areas.
That's what the French newspaper Libération says. These include the departments of Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Dordogne, Gers, Gironde and the Tarn.
The warning is valid from 14:00 until 23:00 on Sunday evening. The weather service expects heavy rainfall and wind speeds to more than 100 kilometers per hour.
In France many people have a long weekend free. On May 1 is Labor Day. Because of the May holidays, many Dutch are also in France.