Winter peaks: Snowfall on Malaga mountains

Snow Blankets the Peaks of Axarquia. Image: Ayuntamiento Canillas de Aceituno

AS winter bids its farewell, snow has finally graced the mountain peaks of the province of Malaga.

Snow Blankets Pilones Pass and La Maroma: Official Statistics Revealed

The Pilones Pass, situated at 1,400 metres in the Sierra de las Nieves, and La Maroma in the Axarquía region woke up to a delicate white covering. The thin layer measured 0.4 millimetres according to the official statistics from the Junta’s HydroSur Network.

Snowfall and Rainfall Update: Malaga’s Landscape Transformed

Environmental agents reported snowfall around Yunquera at approximately 1,500 metres. The snowfall was relatively light, and temperatures were not excessively cold. There was also heavy rainfall of 60-70 litres per square metre in the Ronda area, benefiting the La Concepción reservoir, and around 50 litres per square metre in the Axarquía region, impacting the La Viñuela reservoir.

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Catherine McGeer

I am an Irish writer who has been living in Spain for the past twenty years. My writing centers around the Costa Cálida. As a mother I also write about family life on the coast of Spain and every now and then I try to break down the world of Spanish politics!