Eleven communities are today on alert for wind, waves, rain or snow, which will be of special importance in the Cantabrian area, reports the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) on its website.
Asturias has an orange alert (significant risk) for snowfall in mountainous areas, where up to 25 centimeters of snow can be accumulated in heights from 900 meters, and coastal phenomena of the west force 8 with waves of 4 and 5 meters high.
In addition, the Asturian principality is on yellow alert (risk) for rains that will leave 15 liters per square meter in one hour.
In the Basque Country, Aemet has activated the orange warning for strong waves of up to 4 or 5 meters in Vizcaya and Guipúzcoa, and yellow alert also in both provinces for rains that will leave fifteen liters per square meter in one hour.
Cantabria is with orange warning by west wind force 8, with waves of 4 meters, and yellow alert for rains that will leave up to 15 liters per square meter in an hour and for snowfall, which will also accumulate 15 centimeters of snow in the area of Liébana , at a height of 900 meters.
In Castilla y León, the snow has put the Cantabrian Mountains in orange warning (in León), due to snowfall that will accumulate twenty centimeters thick in a level that is around one thousand meters; and in yellow warning to Burgos and Palencia, with snow accumulations of 15 centimeters in both provinces.
In Catalonia, the Ampurdán de Girona is in yellow warning by waves of 3 meters, Lleida by snowfall of 15 centimeters in the Aran Valley, and Tarragona by wind, with gusts of up to 80 kilometers per hour, and coastal phenomena with northwest wind of force 7 and waves 3 meters high.
In addition, they have yellow warning: Huesca, for snowfall in the Pyrenees of up to 15 centimeters in dimensions of one thousand meters; Navarra, due to rains in the Cantabrian slope of up to 15 liters in one hour and snowfall of 10 centimeters from the 800 meters of elevation in the Navarre Pyrenees; Menorca, by west wind with waves 3 meters high and Comunidad Valenciana, with wind force 7.
Galicia is on yellow alert for waves in the provinces of A Coruña and Lugo, with west wind force 7 and waves of 4 and 5 meters.
In the Canary Islands, all the islands except Fuerteventura, are on yellow alert for wind gusts up to 80 kilometers per hour and waves up to 4 meters high.
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