By Cathy Elelman • 03 December 2019 • 12:15
PRECAUTION: Almeria city council has closed off roads and underpasses prone to flooding.
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Almeria Twitter @aytoalm
THE Costa Almeria is on weather alert as the province is battered by heavy winds and torrential downpours.
The AEMET State Meteorology Agency has issued orange rainfall warnings for the Levante, Nacimiento and Campo de Tabernas regions for up until 6pm today Tuesday.
There is also an orange warning in place for high seas, with waves of up to three metres, and a yellow warning for gusts of wind of up to a maximum of 80 kilometres per hour.
Almeria city, the Almanzora Valley, and the Poniente and Los Velez regions are on yellow alert.
Almeria council closed off roads and underpasses prone to flooding in the early hours of the morning as a precaution.
Meanwhile temperatures have plummeted, with maximums of just 16C, and snowfall expected about 1,500 metres.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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