Orange and yellow weather alerts issued by Spain’s met office

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AFTER many parts of Spain have basked in unusually warm weather over the past few days it’s all about to change with the country due to be lashed by high winds, rain, coastal waters and snow with the arrival of a mass of cold air.

The national Spanish weather agency AEMET have today issued weather warnings for Sunday 12 March and Monday 13 March.

Abundant rainfall and snowfall are expected over large areas of the eastern and southeastern part of the peninsula, accompanied by strong or very strong winds and, in the western Mediterranean, rough seas.

The current alerts issued for Sunday 12 March are:


Huesca – Snow and wind (yellow alert)
Teruel – Snow (orange alert)
Zaragoza Wind (yellow alert)

El Hierro – Wind and coastal waters (yellow alert)
Fuerteventura – Wind (yellow alert)
Gran Canaria – Wind and coastal waters (yellow alert)
La Gomera – Wind and coastal waters (yellow alert)
Lanzarote – Wind (yellow alert)
La Palma – Wind and coastal waters (yellow alert)
Tenerife – Wind and coastal waters (yellow alert)

Cantabria – Snow (orange alert)
Castilla-La Mancha

Guadalajara – Wind (yellow alert)
Castilla y León

Ávila – Wind  (yellow alert)
Burgos – Snow and wind (yellow alert)
León – Snow and wind (yellow alert alert)
Palencia – Snow and wind (yellow alert)
Soria – Snow and wind (yellow alert)
Zamora – Snow and wind (yellow alert)

Lleida  – Snow (yellow alert)
Tarragona – Wind (yellow  alert)
Comunidad de Madrid

Madrid- Wind (yellow  alert)
Comunitat Valenciana

Alacant/Alicante – Rain (yellow alert)
Castelló/Castellón – Wind (yellow alert)
València/Valencia – Rain (yellow  alert)

A Coruña – Coastal waters (yellow alert)
Lugo – Snow (yellow alert)
Ourense – Snow (yellow alert)
La Rioja

La Rioja – Snow and wind (yellow alert)
Principado de Asturias

Asturias – Snow (orange alert)

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