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Orange weather alert activated for Andalucian provinces


Orange weather alert activated for Andalucian provinces

AEMET, the State Meteorological Agency has activated the orange weather warning in several provinces of Andalucia. It is issued specifically in Almeria and Granada, due to coastal phenomena this Wednesday, December 8.

Waves of between three and four metres in height are forecast, thanks to the Force 8 west wind that will blow. This will affect mainly the capital of Almeria province, and the Granada coast.

A yellow warning is also expected to remain active for tomorrow, due to strong gusts of wind of up to 70km/h. These could be experienced in the Almanzora Valley, Los Velez, Poniente, and the capital of Almeria. Guadix, Baza, and the coast of Granada could also suffer from this weather pattern.

Force 7 winds from the west and southwest will also bring a yellow warning. Waves of up to 3 metres could be experienced in the capital of Almeria, the Poniente, and the Levante of this province, as well as along the Granada coast.

On Thursday 9, the situation should improve somewhat, and only the coast of Granada will remain on yellow notice until 8am. Coastal phenomena in the form of a Force 7 west wind will create waves of between two and three metres, as reported by


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Chris King

Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sung and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and he has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.

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