Monaco braces for cool mornings this weekend

coldoutside (1)A cold front coming in from Russia and Scandinavia will push down temperatures in much of France to at least five degrees below the January average on the weekend of January 7 and 8.

The cold belt will affect much of France, but largely avoid the southeast corner, including Monaco, where weekend temperatures are expected to be 9°C on Saturday and 13°C on Sunday although morning lows will drop to 2°C

In Strasbourg, on Saturday morning the overnight temperature is forecast to drop to 10°C. Heavy snowfalls are expected in the Pyrenees on Sunday, with snow also forecast for Burgundy and Alsace. Temperatures in Paris and Friday and Saturday will be between 3°C and -2°C degrees.

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