Tuesday, July 27

The weather in Alicante: the anticyclone ends the snowfall but the intense cold arrives

The storm of snow and rain that hit the province between Friday and Sunday has moved to the northeast and as of today Monday, although it may still rain slightly in Marina Alta, it will retreat and give way to a week marked by the anticyclone but cold. Starting tomorrow, there will be a splendid sun but the maximum temperatures will not exceed 14 degrees on the coast and ten in the interior. It will be cold because the minimum in the coastal strip will drop to 4 degrees and two negative in the interior. The feeling of cold will vary depending on the humidity. For now, right now XibiIt marks the maximum with ten degrees and Villena has registered the minimum last morning with two degrees below zero. Regarding communications, problems continue on some secondary roads pero trains and planes operate with normald. The snow level is between 500 and 900 meters.

The snowstorm that this weekend has covered almost all of Spain in white gives way this Monday to a cold wave that will warn more than thirty provinces due to temperatures that could reach -15ºC, according to the prediction of the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET). In the Cantabrian and upper Ebro, there is the possibility of weak and scattered rainfall, while in the Mediterranean area, occasional rainfall is expected, which may be in the form of showers and locally intense storms in coastal areas of the Strait, Alboran and the Balearic Islands. The islands of Mallorca and Menorca They will be in yellow warning (risk) for rains.

In the rest of the Peninsula, cloudy intervals are expected, predominantly low clouds in the interior. And in the Canary Islands, the skies will be cloudy and will bring weak rains in general in the north of the islands. During this Monday, the snow levels will continue below 500 meters in the northern third of the Peninsula, and will oscillate between the 500 and 900 meters in the Mediterranean areato. Although, only in Cantabria the warning will remain this Monday, of a yellow level (risk) due to snow.

Maximum temperatures will tend to rise in the northwest and southern third of the peninsula, and will fall in the rest. Thus, they will be below 0ºC in the Central and Iberian systems and in the vicinity, and also in other areas of the northeast of the peninsula. And the minimums will go down, the decreases being notable in the Pyrenees and the south of the Iberian system. In the Canary Islands, hardly any changes are expected.

In any case, throughout Spain they remain below their usual values ​​on these dates, with generalized frosts, more intense in the mountainous systems, the Southern Plateau and the southern plateau of the North Plateau, with temperatures that may range between -10ºC and – 15 ° C.

The AEMET has activated notices of different types in more than thirty provinces. Thus, in orange notice (important risk) will be Huesca, Ávila, Segovia, Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Toledo, Lleida and Madrid (for temperatures between -8ºC and -10ºC).

And in warning of yellow level (risk) will be Almería, Granada, Jaén, Zaragoza, Teruel, Burgos, León, Palencia, Salamanca, Soria, Zamora, Barcelona, ​​Girona, Tarragona, Cáceres, Lugo, Ourense, Murcia, Navarra, La Rioja and Valencia, for temperatures that will oscillate between -1ºC and -8ºC.

Finally, this Monday there will be a predominance of winds from the north, with strong northeast intervals on the Galician coast, and from the northwest at the mouth of the Ebro, Ampurdán and the Balearic Islands, and the winds will be light in the interior south of the peninsula. In the Canary Islands, the winds will be from the north and northeast.

The wind will cause bad seas in the Balearic Islands, Catalonia and the Valencian Community. Thus, Mallorca will be in orange notice for waves, while Ibiza and Formentera, Menorca, Barcelona, ​​Girona, Tarragona, Alicante, Castellón and Valencia will have yellow warnings for this phenomenon.


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