Yellow weather alert issued for persistent heavy rainfall in the Valencian Community

Image of people walking in the rain in Spain.

Image of people walking in the rain in Spain. Credit: Lux Blue/

After some relevantly stable days in the Valencian Community, where temperatures have exceeded 30ºC in some parts, the rain is forecast to return.

According to AEMET, the State Meteorological Agency, widespread showers and storms are expected to hit the region. These could become strong and persistent and may even deposit hail in some municipalities this Saturday, June 10.

Sunday, June 11

Temperatures are expected to drop slightly on Sunday 11. They could fluctuate between a minimum of 20ºC and a maximum of 28ºC predicted the experts.

A cloudy or slightly cloudless sky is forecast, with a high probability of rain. This could be accompanied by storms in the interior of Valencia and Castellón.

Monday, June 12

Monday will start with slightly cloudy skies with intervals of low cloud along some parts of the coast. As the day progresses, this will turn into showers during the afternoon, occasionally accompanied by storms in the interior of Castellón. AEMET has not ruled out this spreading to other parts of the region.

Tuesday, June 13

The rainfall will be more persistent on Tuesday, with widespread showers and storms continuing much of the day. These will most probably be strong in some parts of the Community and could also be accompanied by hail storms.

In its forecast for this week, AEMET pointed to a margin of uncertainty. The experts believe that the weather will finally stabilise by Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15. Several municipalities though should expect to be hit by further deposits of rain next weekend they warned.

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Chris King

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