Saturday, December 9, 2023

48 hours of heavy rain and strong winds in places

Spain was affected by a train of storms that left heavy rains, very strong winds and storms at sea. This Saturday is a day of some rest in the weather before the arrival of Bernard, a strong storm that will cross the Peninsula from south to north, leaving very strong winds, between 90 and 100 kilometers every hour, and lots of rain in its wake. , reports the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET). The typhoon was named on Friday afternoon by IPMA, the Portuguese meteorological service.

Bernard, the second high-impact storm this season in southwestern Europe, will first approach the Canary Islands and then, between Sunday and Monday, the peninsula, where it will establish a regime of humid air in the west of whole country. . It will leave intervals and gusts of strong winds in the southwest of the peninsula, in the Pyrenees and in the center of the country, while the rain will be strong and continuous in the southwest and in the Central system.

From the meteorological website Meteored they confirmed that this is an “anomalous” storm that will advance across the Atlantic in “abnormally warm waters” for these dates, which “will help it deepen.” In fact, although the probability is low, they have not ruled out becoming a subtropical cyclone.

Due to this situation, Aemet activated the orange warning (significant risk) for Sunday in the provinces of Cádiz and Huelva, where winds of 90 km/h and rough seas are expected with gusts from the south moving southwest between 62 and 74 km/h. hy force 8 and waves between 5 and 6 meters. In the rest of the Andalusian community and the communities of Aragón, the Balearic Islands, Cantabria, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura, the Community of Madrid, Navarra and the Basque Country there is a yellow level (risk) due to rain , not good coastal events or due to strong winds.

Bernard will cross the interior of the peninsula on Monday, when there will be widespread rain and occasional storms that will be more abundant and frequent in the western half of the peninsula and the Pyrenees, and moderate in Aragón, the Central System and around the Strait. That day Castilla y León is at the orange level due to winds of more than 100 km/h and in ten communities -Aragón, Andalusia, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Madrid, Navarra, Extremadura, Basque Country and La Rioja – the yellow warning for rain, wind or rough seas.

In addition, it can snow in the mountains above 1,800 to 2,000 meters, with temperatures that decrease in the west and rise in the east, so that on the coast of the Mediterranean and the Balearic Islands it exceeds 25 degrees, while in Castilla and The León barely reaches 15 degrees. During Tuesday, rain is also expected in large areas of the territory, although generally less abundant than on Monday, with temperatures likely to rise.

The weather is this Saturday

This Saturday is one of partial and relative stabilization of the weather. The Cantabrian coastal communities as well as Galicia remain on orange alert (significant risk) due to adverse coastal events with strong waves and strong winds, mostly along the coast.

In Cantabria and the Basque Country there is an orange level due to the westerly wind of 50 to 61 km/h (force 7), with greater intensity on land and by sea combined from the northwest with strong waves between in 5-6 meters; Aemet warns that the alerts cover a time slot between 10:00 and 17:00 peninsular In the provinces of A Coruña and Lugo (Galicia) the orange alert continues for the combined sea from the northwest with waves between 5-6 meters, especially in the Ortegal-Bares area, while in Asturias, there are also orange, rough seas and strong winds from the west of 50-61 km/h are expected.

The night temperature usually decreases, with a weak frost in the Pyrenees and, respectively, in other mountains in the north, center and southeast. Daytime temperatures will increase slightly in Galicia and the Cantabrian Sea, decrease in the Mediterranean and Canary Islands and remain unchanged in the rest.

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