Saturday, November 27

Yellow alert for heavy rains on the north coast of the province of Alicante

The weather in Alicante: Yellow alert on the north coast of the province of Alicante
Antonio Amorós

The Valencian Community is this Saturday in maximum orange level due to rains, according to the prediction of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), which also points to a drastic drop in temperatures. The north coast of the province of Alicante is in yellow notice for strong rains since for this Saturday they expect locally heavy or very heavy rainfall in the southern half of the coastline accompanied by storm in the morning and that they may be locally persistent.

Rainfall has also left records of 20.6 l / m2 in Xàbia, 17.4 in Alicante-Elche Airport, 16.6 in Xàtiva, 12.6 in Alicante, 8 in Elche and 7.8 in Valencia. For its part, in the province of Castellón it has only rained and very weakly in towns south of Plana Baixa.

The weather for tomorrow Sunday

Sunday there will be slightly cloudy or clear sky with some interval of medium and high cloudiness in the afternoon. Fog banks or morning low clouds are foreseen in the interior of Valencia and Alicante.

The weather this fall

A crazy autumn. If the forecast of the State Meteorological Agency does not fail, and the agency has substantially improved its forecasts in recent years, the end of the week will bring us a unpleasant and rainy weekend, especially in the Marina Alta where it will rain hard again although don’t be a cold drop. The point, however, is that the past Thursday As the day progressed, the sun left a spring day and, in some points of the summer coastline, even the 30 degrees.

The mess arrived yesterday Friday. The Levante wind entered and, furthermore, according to reports Jorge Olcina, director of the Laboratory of Climatology at the University of Alicante, a cold air bag was installed in the upper layers of the atmosphere, which is why it rained heavily.

Remember, on the other hand, that last September, which was very hot and very humid in the Valencian Community. The average temperature, 21.7 ºC, is 1.0 ºC higher than that of the reference climatology (20.7 ºC), and the accumulated precipitation has been 86.6 l / m2, that It is 43% higher than the climatic average for the period 1981-2010 (60.4 l / m2).

Most of the month temperatures were above normal average, except during the stormy episodes of days 1 and 2 and 20 to 23. The high temperatures remained until yesterday Sunday, and today a notable thermal drop was noted after the passage of the front last night.

Various episodes of storms, Some of them of torrential intensity, which had already been affecting coastal and pre-coastal areas of Castellón, Valencia and north of Alicante since the last week of August, have led to it being the third wettest month of September of the century, after that of 2009 and that of 2019, although with a great difference between the coast of Alicante, where in several observatories the monthly accumulated has been less than 5 lm2, and Castellón, Valencia and the north of Alicante, where there are observatories with more than 200 l / m2. The highest value has been recorded in the Vinaròs observatory (Viveros Alcanar), 9 km north of the capital of the municipality of Vinaròs, due to the torrential rains in the morning of day 1 that accumulated 230 l / m2.

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