THE DANA storm, which struck Madrid on Wednesday September 1st, was recorded by AEMET as the worst storm in the capital since 1947
According to Ruben del Campo, a spokesman for the state meteorological agency AEMET, on Wednesday 1st how the very humid air in low layers combined with a DANA met to generate some terrible rains.
The Retiro Observatory in Madrid recorded 32.5 liters / m² in the early hours of the morning from Tuesday to Wednesday, which makes it the “strongest storm in the Spanish capital since a month of August since 1947”, as Mr del Campo emphasized, “although the The storm occurred in the early morning of September 1st, it is believed that on the 31st day it lasted until nine in the morning of the next day ”.
The Daroca observatory in the Iberian mountain range in Saragossa recorded 95 liters / m² of precipitation. “43 of these liters were collected in just one hour, making September 1st, 2021 the rainiest day in this city on record, and it has to be taken into account that Daroca has a history of more than a century,” explained the man from AEMET .
September 1st was the rainiest day on record in the Navarran city of Tudela on the banks of the Ebro and in the entire southern half of the Foral municipality of Navarre, where “1 of the last fifty years considering all months of the year”.
In the provinces of Cuenca, Guadalajara and Toledo there were “not too long, but extremely intense showers”, explains del Campo for twenty minutes, and in the city of Ocaña in Toledo, 10 liters / m² were collected in just ten minutes “.
“This heavy rainfall in a short period of time causes a lot of problems because large floods and pools of water form,” he warned, as reported by. reported larazon.es.
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