Meteo Alerte Binding

The Meteo Alerte binding gives alert level regarding major weather related risk factors.

Supported Things

There is exactly one supported thing type, which represents the weather alerts for a given department. It has the department id. Of course, you can add multiple things, e.g. for getting alerts for different locations.

Binding Configuration

The binding has no configuration options, all configuration is done at Thing level.

Thing Configuration

The thing has a few configuration parameters:

Parameter Description
department Name of the department.
refresh Refresh interval in minutes. Optional, the default value is 1440 minutes (once a day).


The Météo Alerte information that are retrieved is available as these channels:

Channel ID Item Type Description
observation-time DateTime Date and time of alert creation
comment String General comments on alerts for the department
vent String Wind alert level (*)
pluie-inondation String Rain alert level (*)
orage String Storm alert level (*)
inondation String Flood alert level (*)
neige String Snow alert level (*)
canicule String Heat alert level (*)
grand-froid String Cold alert level (*)
avalanches String Avalanche alert level (*)
pluie-inondation-icon Image Pictogram of the Rain alert level
vent-icon Image Pictogram of the Wind alert level
orage-icon Image Pictogram of Storm alert level
inondation-icon Image Pictogram of Flood alert level
neige-icon Image Pictogram of Snow alert level
canicule-icon Image Pictogram of Heat alert level
grand-froid-icon Image Pictogram of Cold alert level
avalanches-icon Image Pictogram of Avalanche alert level

(*) Each alert level is described by a color :

Code Color Description
0 Green No particular vigilance
1 Yellow Be attentive to the weather situation
2 Orange Be "very vigilant" in the concerned areas
3 Red Absolute vigilance required

Full Example


Thing meteoalerte:department:yvelines @ "MyCity" [department="YVELINES", refresh=12]


Group gMeteoAlert "Alertes Météo" <weather> 
    String  MA_Dept78                    "Département 78 [%s]"   <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:comment"}
    String  MA_etat_canicule             "Canicule [%s]"         <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:canicule"}
    String  MA_etat_grand_froid          "Grand Froid [%s]"      <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:grand-froid"}
    String  MA_etat_pluie_inondation     "Pluie-Inondation [%s]" <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:pluie-inondation"}
    String  MA_etat_neige                "Neige [%s]"            <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:neige"}
    String  MA_etat_vent                 "Vent [%s]"             <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:vent"}
    String  MA_etat_inondation           "Inondation [%s]"       <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:inondation"}
    String  MA_etat_orage                "Orage [%s]"            <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:orage"}
    String  MA_etat_avalanche            "Avalanches [%s]"       <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:avalanches"}
    Image       MA_icon_canicule         "Canicule"              <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:canicule-icon"}
    Image       MA_icon_grand_froid      "Grand Froid"           <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:grand-froid-icon"}
    Image       MA_icon_pluie_inondation "Pluie-Inondation"      <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:pluie-inondation-icon"}
    Image       MA_icon_neige            "Neige"                 <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:neige-icon"}
    Image       MA_icon_vent             "Vent"                  <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:vent-icon"}
    Image       MA_icon_inondation       "Inondation"            <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:inondation-icon"}
    Image       MA_icon_orage            "Orage"                 <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:orage-icon"}
    Image       MA_icon_avalanche        "Avalanche"             <aqi>       (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:avalanches-icon"}
    DateTime    MA_ObservationTS         "Timestamp [%1$tH:%1$tM]"   <time>  (gMeteoAlert)   {channel="meteoalerte:department:yvelines:observation-time"}