Watch out for the return of snow and ice overnight from Wednesday to Thursday


Snow could make a comeback in the Gironde department overnight from Wednesday to Thursday. Météo-France indeed announces negative temperatures and a risk of rain and snow, over part of the department.

“In view of the weather forecasts and in particular of potential snow showers, the department is triggering the “Winter Service” system. The system will extend from Wednesday January 25 at 4.30 p.m. to Thursday January 26 at 8 a.m., on the departmental roads of the Grave Entre-deux-Mers, Libournais and Sud-Gironde territories, ”indicates the community this Wednesday.

Call for caution towards motorists

This device concerns the mobilization of 69 agents in order to monitor, patrol and intervene as efficiently as possible on the road network, while 27 machines are ready to intervene on the Gironde territory, making it possible to clear the roads (ice/snow) and to clean them. salt.


However, the department reminds motorists that it is important to adapt their speed, and to increase the safety distances, in the event of snowy or icy roads.

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