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Orange warning for strong winds, heavy waves and snow

Madrid (EFE) at an altitude of 7-8 meters and due to snowfall, especially in the Pyrenees.

Aragon has an orange level (significant risk) due to snow that will leave 20 centimeters of snow in 24 hours at an altitude of about 1200 meters, preferably in the western sector; According to Aemet, the province of Teruel has issued a yellow warning for wind gusts of 80 kilometers per hour.

On the coast of Cantabria, the communities of Asturias, the Basque Country and Cantabria have activated a warning of strong adverse coastal winds and a combined sea from the northwest with waves that will rise to 5-7 meters, temporarily between 7-8 meters from the coast. .

Storm: Seven communities on orange warning due to high winds, heavy waves and snowStorm: Seven communities on orange warning due to high winds, heavy waves and snow
Big waves crash against the walls of Viaveles port in Asturias. EFE / Eloy Alonso

For its part, Galicia, heavily affected by the storm, is in orange due to rough seas with a west-northwest wind of 62 to 74 km/h, with the highest frequency between Ortegal-Bares and due to strong waves, which will reach 7 meters; in the provinces of Ourense and Pontevedra the yellow level is due to rain.

In Catalonia, an orange warning continues due to snowfall in the Aran Valley (province of Lleida) with accumulations of snow of 20 centimeters in 24 hours at an altitude of about 1200 meters, as well as an orange warning in Tarragona due to strong gusts of up to 100 kilometers per hour and due to rough seas.

Throughout the Balearic archipelago, a warning of adverse coastal phenomena continues with winds from 60 to 75 km / h (8 points) and waves of 4 meters; Aemet expects the maximum wave height to reach 7-8 meters; The island of Menorca has a yellow warning for wind, rain and storm.

Storm: Seven communities on orange warning due to high winds, heavy waves and snowStorm: Seven communities on orange warning due to high winds, heavy waves and snow
Big waves crash against the walls of Viaveles port in Asturias. EFE / Eloy Alonso

In Andalusia, the two Castiles, the Community of Madrid, the Foral Community of Navarre, La Rioja and the Valencian Community, a yellow warning remains due to winds of 70-80 kilometers per hour, due to heavy waves or snow.

Meteorology warns that with an orange warning there is a significant meteorological risk with some degree of danger to normal activities, and with a yellow warning there is no meteorological risk for the general population, although there is for some specific activities.

By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at cablefreetv.org