AEMET, Spain’s Meteorological Agency, has declared strong weather warnings across Spain for the next few days.
The arrival of a strong Atlantic frost has caused ice-cold weather since the weekend and is expected to continue for the next few days.
The Spanish Meteorological Agency has predicted strong winds, rain, snow and even coastal phenomenons for the Spanish peninsula today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday).
The areas that will be mainly be targeted are located in the north and east of the peninsula.
Spain’s coastline, including the Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol and the Balearic Islands can expect severe yellow and orange weather alerts for strong winds and waves.
In Andalucia, Almeria and Granada are set to be hit by orange weather alerts for coastal waves and yellow alerts for wind today, which will move on to just yellow alerts for winds on Thursday.
Additionally, Malaga and Jaen are subject to yellow wind warnings for today.
Tourist favourite, Costa Blanca, can expect even worse weather than the Costa del Sol, with orange wind alerts having been placed for Alicante, Castellon and Valencia. Castellon has also been placed on orange alert for strong coastal waves.
Strong winds and coastal waves have also been forecasted for Spain’s Costa Calida (Murcia).
The Balearic Islands are expected to receive similar weather with more orange and yellow warnings for strong winds and coastal waves. The bad weather is set to continue in the Balearics until at least Friday.
The rest of Spain is also under the severe weather warnings including: Aragon, Cantabria, Castilla La Mancha, Castilla y Leon, Cataluña (with orange snow alerts in Lleida), Melilla, Madrid, Navarra (red snow alerts), Galicia, The Rioja, the Basque Country and Asturias.
Spanish weather is expected to improve on Friday, with the majority of the peninsula returning to ‘risk-free’ weather.
El temporal invernal de #nieve🌨️, #lluvia🌧️, #viento🌬️ y #mar🌊 se ceba sobre todo en el N y el E del país. Atentos a los avisos por #FMA siempre actualizados en https://t.co/HMTWVbxQbA pic.twitter.com/RiuBPC74bn
— AEMET (@AEMET_Esp) January 23, 2019