Following wet weather in France this weekend, a more potent storm will take aim at the country into Monday.
Residents and visitors will find an extended use for umbrellas across France during the next few days.
While showers started the weekend on Saturday from Toulouse to Lyon and Marseille, a cold front brought more rain to northwestern France.
Saturday’s rain wet areas around Nantes, where nearly 75 mm (3 inches) of rain has already fallen in the first seven days of the new year. The normal amount of rain for the entire month of January is 71 mm (2.80 inches).