A strong disturbance hit a large part of the country this Wednesday, at the end of the day. Monstrous cloud layer, hailstorms, floods… Impressive images have been captured by Internet users.

This Wednesday, June 22, 2022, new thunderstorms broke out in many regions, from Aquitaine to Pays de la Loire and Brittany and from Aude to Franche-Comté via the center-east of France. France.

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\u26c8 The storms that hit the Lyonnais generated torrential rains and floods, here in Marennes. 51 mm of rain fell in 2 hours at Saint-Exupéry airport! (via @actufr_lyon) pic.twitter.com/aC8vhT1gyl

— Weather Express (@WeatherExpress) June 22, 2022

These storms, which were not very mobile, generated torrential rains responsible for flooding in certain sectors, such as south of Dijon or in the north of Pays de la Loire in the afternoon.

\u26c8\ufe0fDes #thunderstorms sometimes strong have touched this night the#Audeaccompanied by high rainfall intensities

?Some accumulations in 1 hour
46.5 mm at Marseillette
27mm in Luc-sur-Orbieu
26.2 mm in Castelnau-d’Aude
15.5mm in Limoux

?Alexandre Focel in Lézignan pic.twitter.com/LJbqRBC90g

– Meteo-France South-East (@MeteoFrance_SE) June 23, 2022

Also on Wednesday June 22, a thunderstorm accompanied by hail also hit Lyon, causing the thermometer to drop below 20°C. The most violent hailstorms were observed in Roanne.

As a reminder, a new stormy wave will break out this Thursday afternoon between the Midi-Pyrénées and the center-east, once again mainly affecting Auvergne, Burgundy and Franche-Comté. These storms, which are more isolated, will still be locally violent.

\u26c8 Thunderstorms accompanied by torrential rains hit the Côte-d’Or on Wednesday afternoon. Images of the floods in Gevrey-Chambertin south of Dijon. pic.twitter.com/f8Gf2DTQFf

— Weather Express (@WeatherExpress) June 22, 2022