! Spanish News Today – Freezing cold and winds put 17 provinces in Spain on alert

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Release date: 01/31/2022

On the southern coast of Spain, on the other hand, temperatures are expected to rise

A total of 17 provinces across Spain have been issued with weather warnings due to wind and cold temperatures on Monday January 31, while the Canary Islands are on a particulate matter alert, according to state weather agency Aemet.

In the far north of the country it will be cloudy with generally light precipitation, somewhat more intense and frequent in the eastern end of the Cantabrian Sea and in the western Pyrenees in the second half of the day.

Later in the day scattered fog and fog banks are expected in Galicia, Huesca and Lleida and the Balearic Islands, while hazy conditions will prevail in the Canary Islands.

Temperatures will drop significantly in northern Spain, prompting Aemet to issue yellow alerts in Teruel, Zaragoza, Segovia, Soria, Zamora, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Barcelona, ​​Lleida and Ourense.

The prospects are significantly different in the south of the country, where mercury is expected to rise on Monday.

The meteorologists have activated an orange alert, representing a significant risk, in Huesca, Lleida, Tarragona and Castellon, and a yellow alert for Teruel, Zaragoza and Girona. The wind will cause rough seas in Girona, which has an orange warning due to coastal phenomena, as well as Menorca and Tarragona with yellow warnings.

Looking ahead, February begins with a significant drop in temperature in the south-east of the country, while rain and occasional storms are expected in the Canary Islands through Wednesday.

Image: Aemet

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