The storm has just begun and it has time left. It began with the arrival of the “Gérad” storm, “clearly” affecting the north of the country. It is only the beginning of a week of true winter, which we can summarize as follows: The worst in terms of snowfall is expected tomorrow and Wednesday, with snow also in the central mountains. As for the wind and waves, today and tomorrow will be the worst days. The hardest in terms of cold is expected for Wednesday and Thursday, they will be the coldest days of the week.
Today the significant snowfall in the north
“Gérad” is leaving the rains concentrated in the north of Galicia, the Principality of Asturias, Cantabria, and the Basque Country. They will be very abundant throughout the day. Snow will appear in the inland mountains from about 1,200 meters, it is also expected in the north of León, Palencia, Burgos, Soria and south of La Rioja. Provinces with yellow level warnings for snowfall. It is in the Pyrenees where the most snow is expected throughout this day, with an active orange level warning in Huesca. In the center today no significant snowfall is expected, although some flakes could escape in the Sierra Segovia or Madrid.
Days of authentic gale
The wind is gaining prominence during this Monday, with warnings for strong gusts active in the Balearic Islands, and the entire Peninsula except Extremadura. It will be responsible for the strong waves that are expected on our coasts. The red level warning stands out, of extreme risk, which has just been activated on the coast of the Basque Country due to waves of up to 8 meters high. The rest of our coastlines also have active warnings due to waves.
Canaries on the sidelines
In the Canary Islands outside of this winter storm, the clouds will be retained in the north of the islands. On the island of La Palma or the north of Tenerife a few drops could fall.
Too cold to look at
Today the temperatures drop in Andalusia, in the rest they are similar to those of yesterday. Tomorrow they will not change much and Wednesday will be when the thermometers collapse, with the arrival of an even colder air mass, of arctic origin.
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