Heat wave in France could bring temperatures to 40 degrees Celsius, Paris to be most affected

June 25, 2019 5:57 PM |

Paris Heat wave

France is propped for a heatwave with temperatures all set to surpass 40 degrees Celsius this week – conceivably breaking the record for June. Temperatures were foreseen to achieve 35 degrees or more on Monday, and climb considerably further until the crest on Thursday and Friday.

The north of the nation, including Paris, will be most affected influenced. Fountains have been set up temporarily and pools will remain open later as a feature of an extraordinary heat plan.

Water will likewise be circulated, and a consideration plan will be placed in actuality for people including the elderly, as high humidity will make 40 degrees feel like 47 degrees in the capital.

France, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium could all observe records for June broken in the coming days,  yet France is especially mindful of the perils presented by the sweltering climate.

Correlations are being drawn to the heat wave France observed in August 2003 which claimed 15,000 lives.

Météo-France, is cautioning that temperatures may not fall until the next end of the week – even during the evening, when most minimums will settle above 20 degrees in many areas. Many parts are vulnerable.

The level three extreme heat plan has been activated for the city of Paris, and the level four, the most extreme, has never been used.

Some portion of that arrangement includes assigning 900 "cool places" that have lower temperatures than the encompassing city streets, for instance parks, public halls which are air conditioned, and regions where temporary fountains,  wellsprings and mist machines have been set up. The city is additionally keeping 13 more parks open around evening time for individuals to chill off in.

Image Credit: 


For accurate weather forecast and updates, download Skymet Weather (Android App | iOS App) App.

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
Rainfall figures for #Kerala, for today. District: Thiruvananthapuram (Data source: Skymet Aws) #keralarainst.co/qxU7hS3djv
Saturday, July 20 08:19Reply
@vilakudy We've written Kannur, haven't we?
Saturday, July 20 08:11Reply
Rainfall figures for #Kerala, for today. District: Palakkad (Data source: Skymet Aws) #keralarains #KeralaFloodst.co/PYVJZJ2N5R
Saturday, July 20 08:11Reply
Rainfall figures for #Kerala, for today. District: Kasargode (Data source: Skymet Aws) #keralarains #KeralaFloodst.co/bqGnacdHKr
Saturday, July 20 07:46Reply
Rainfall figures for #Kerala, for today. District: Idukki (Data source: Skymet Aws) #keralarains #KeralaFloodst.co/6lN1E5TZzv
Saturday, July 20 07:39Reply
Latest news and update on #KeralaRains and #KeralaFlood t.co/eFXi8qWscA
Saturday, July 20 06:43Reply
#WeatherAlert Light to moderate rain and thundershower will occur at some places over #Guntur, Krishna, #Kurnool, P… t.co/2ItndVw5Li
Saturday, July 20 06:42Reply
#WeatherAlert Few spells of rain and thundershower with gusty winds expected over #Akola, #amravati, #Aurangabad, B… t.co/rr4OpojUwC
Saturday, July 20 06:40Reply
#KeralaFloods In a span of 21 hours from 8:30 am on Friday, #Kannur has recorded 199 mm of rain. With this, the cit… t.co/CltTSAgvQ6
Saturday, July 20 06:31Reply
#Manjalloor in #Kochi district recorded 114 mm of rains, followed by #Vengoor at 99 mm, and #Mookkanoor 88 mm. Late… t.co/mcVs6VOqzr
Saturday, July 20 06:26Reply

latest news

USAID Skymet Partnership

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try