Across Spain there are weather warnings in place. Andalucia, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Extremadura, Galicia, Madrid, Murcia and Valencia have a yellow warning for the risk of rain and storms. Meanwhile, in Aragon there is an orange alert for rainfall of up to 30 litres per square meter in an hour.
As Aemet reports, the province of Teruel, in Aragon, is on orange alert due to abundant rains and risk of a storm accompanied by strong gusts of wind and hail.
In Catalonia there is a probability of rainfall of about 20 litres per square meter in one hour in Barcelona, Girona and Lleida. These three provinces are also at risk of storms with hail and sometimes with strong gusts of wind.
In Albacete, up to 15 litres per square meter of precipitation are expected. It is very likely the rain will be accompanied by storms with hail and very strong wind.
Andalucia, Valencia and Galicia
In Andalucia, the yellow alert is due to the risk of storms with gusts of very strong winds in the afternoon. This will affect parts of Almería, Córdoba, Granada and Jaén. The same forecast is in place for Castilla y León; and in the south of the provinces from Salamanca and Ávila.
In the Valencian Community the storm warning affects the interior of the coast of Valencia and Castellón. There is also the possibility of hail and strong local rains.
With regard to Galicia, the yellow warning is for heat of up to 36 degrees in Ourense and 35 in Pontevedra. In addition, the prediction is for coastal winds of force 7 off the coast of A Coruña.
Extremadura, Madrid and Murcia are on a yellow warning due to afternoon storms that could be accompanied by hail and very strong wind.
Orange alert is significant risk
Aemet warns that with the orange alert there is a significant meteorological risk. This holds a certain degree of danger for the usual activities. A yellow alert, on the other hand, signifies no meteorological risk for the general population, although there is for some specific activities.