Freezing rain in west and center

A round of expected rain began at the end of the night in the center and center of the country, Mayo-France announced on Friday, according to which these rains remain “permanent during the day”.

Four departments, Wendy, Deux-Sèvres, Indre and Vienne, were put on a “snow-ice and extreme cold” red alert from 4 am to 4 pm on Friday.

“The thickness of snow shall be between 5 mm and 1 cm on departments kept in red vigilance, 2 to 5 mm on departments passed in orange vigilance”, numbering 35, specifying the meteorological service.

These divisions run from Breton point in the east of the country, from Alsace to the Rhône-Alpes, on a very wide central strip.

From 4:00 am this Friday, the circulation of trucks of more than 3.5T is prohibited in red vigilance departments, where overtaking is also prohibited and limited speed to 70 km / h for all, officials announced.

Since 9:30 am Thursday, traffic restrictions have been imposed in departments with orange vigilance on heavy goods vehicles, from 7.5T, forced to park on road areas or storage areas, especially Brittany on RN12 and RN164. in.

The prefect has also warned motorists. “Secondary network impractical. Take no risk. Stay home. Postpone your visits”, tweeted Côtes d’Armour’s prefecture on Friday morning, while Orenay reported “difficult” traffic on the secondary network.

The daily Le Telegramme, distributed in Brittany, informed its readers by a tweet on Friday morning that “weather conditions, especially snow, disrupted Telegram’s distribution from Thursday to this Friday night, with our customers selling the region And selling points. Many points of sale cannot be delivered, many visits to portage cannot be assured. “Many customers usually receive newspapers by delivering them to their homes early in the morning.

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