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January 11, 2008
Sète 340301 34200
Hérault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.400 3.683 74 m

Storm in the Méditerranée, entry of the fishing port of Sète.

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A storm is an atmospheric disturbance, or depression of very large extension, sometimes more than 2000 km, along which two masses of air of different temperature and hygroscopy meet, entrainant winds violent one. One holds the term of storm to the disturbances whose winds exceed 89 km/h, that is to say 48 noeuds, or of degree 10 on the scale of Beaufort, of the name of an admiral of the British army which classified into 1805 the winds in twelve degrees according to their force and their effects.

Sète is a French commune of the department of Herault and Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 43 400 Sétois and Sétoises distributed on 24 km², is 1792 hab/km². It is the town of artists like Paul Valéry, George Brassens, Manitas de Plata, Jean Vilar, the brothers Di Rosa.

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