Strong wind gusts expected, becoming stronger in Monaco this week


On New Year’s Day, the Prince’s Government issued a high wind warning for the start of the week. According to Météo-France, late afternoon gusts of up to 60 km/h on Monday afternoon are set to reach 70 km/h between 4 am and 7 am on Tuesday. The high winds are likely to abate somewhat by Tuesday lunchtime.

According to the most recent information from France’s weather agency, the very windy conditions are likely to repeat on Wednesday afternoon. Although the wind is forecast at 30 km/h, gusts are anticipated of up to 85 km/h between 1 and 7 pm.

The Government recommends taking the necessary precautions to avoid the accidental fall of objects or materials, particularly on balconies. It also recommends “the utmost vigilance when going out to sea, especially with small boats, or walking near the shore”.


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