The National Hurricane Monitoring Center has issued a notice in which it talks about the “likelihood” that the storm will develop into a tropical cyclone.
The agency, based in Miami, described the risk as “low” because it pointed to the storm moving toward an area of cooler water, which would reduce its chances of becoming a tropical storm.
‘Oscar’ will enter the Canary Islands and on Tuesday night it will reach the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands
The storm train that has dumped rain on the Iberian Peninsula for the past three weeks has a new hero. ‘Óscar’ will drop strong winds and rain in the Canary Islands from midnight this Monday. And this United States National Hurricane Tracking Center He is very watchful about the development of the storm in the coming days.
Miami-based NHC, has issued an advisory in which it talks about the “possibility” that it may develop into a subtropical cyclone over the Northeast Atlantic in the coming days. Although the Hurricane Center talks of “low probability” for now.
The organization estimates, based on predictions from the meteorological agencies of Spain and France, that This weekend the storm moves toward an area over cooler water, Which will reduce its chances of developing into a subtropical storm.
Civil Defense Information
The notice coincides with that of the General Directorate of Civil Defense and Emergencies of the Ministry of the Interior, which hHeavy rain and strong winds have been warned, which will especially affect the Canary Islands As a result of Hurricane Oscar.
According to the forecast of the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), a storm will approach the Canary Islands in the coming days and leave an episode of rain and strong winds in the archipelago, especially in the western islands.
In particular, warnings for Very strong winds in the southwest with a speed of about 70 kmph High relief on the northwestern and eastern slopes of the islands. It also highlights that locally winds will exceed 90 kilometers per hour, especially on the peaks and on the northwestern slopes of La Palma and Tenerife.
Also notify widespread, persistent and locally heavy or very heavy rainfall, Which will be less intense and frequent over the eastern islands. There is a possibility of rain and thundershowers on Wednesday.
storm late tuesday It will be located to the west of the peninsula and will remain there for several days from where it will affect the peninsula as well. and the Balearic Islands, although in a more limited way than the Canary Islands. Faced with this situation, Civil Protection recommends securing doors, windows and all falling objects on public roads against strong winds and moving away from cornices, trees, walls or buildings under construction or cranes that may detach. is of.
simultaneously, Advises to refrain from climbing scaffolding without adequate safety measures and drivers to use extreme caution, especially when exiting tunnels, overtaking and passing heavy vehicles on two-way streets. It also calls to pay attention to the possible presence of obstacles on the road.
At the same time, before the onshore winds, Civil Defense recommends anyone living in maritime areas to stay away from the coast and other low-lying locations that can be affected by high tides and waves that are usually generated by the intensity of strong winds. It also advises to avoid parking vehicles in areas that may be affected by waves.
Definitely, Remember that the sea receives exceptional conditions And it can drag anyone who is around the ocean, so he insists on not risking his life to capture spectacular images of strong waves.
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