Yellow weather warning issued for Malaga province and orange for Granada and Almeria

Yellow weather warning issued for Malaga province and orange for Granada and Almeria

Image of strong waves crashing ashore. Credit: Peter Wollinga/

Malaga province has been issued with a yellow weather warning while Granada and Almeria have an orange alert, for strong winds and high waves in coastal areas.

AEMET, the State Meteorological Agency, issued a yellow weather warning in the province of Malaga on Sunday, January 15. It warns of coastal phenomena expected to occur in the eastern coastal area of the Axarquia.

The forecast indicated that strong winds of up to 70km/h will blow, causing possible waves of up to three or four metres in height along the coast.

This latest alert is active from 8am this Monday 16, through until midnight on Wednesday 18. The warning is issued with a risk probability of between 40 and 70 per cent said the experts. Strong westerly winds will be responsible for the coastal activity.

An orange warning is also issued for the coasts of Granada and Almeria, for the same reason, although the wind in this area of ​​the community will be Force 8. Skies will remain clear, with cloudy intervals, but without any rainfall.

On Tuesday 17, the coastal strip will see the day begin with a lot of cloud although again without rain. Temperatures will remain stable, with maximums possibly touching 20°C and minimums that will not drop below 10°C in coastal regions.


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