Weather: A new storm brings snow to the peninsular southeast Listen to this article

Storms subside in the north, but instability is increasing in the south. This is due to a storm that left rain and snow on the peaks of the Canary Islands over the weekend and which has moved toward the Gulf of Cádiz in recent hours and will continue east. On its way, it will leave heavy rain in the Strait and Melilla region this Monday, significant snowfall in the southeast of the peninsula and a strong increase in the Strait, Alboran and the southeast coast, while on Tuesday the rain will extend to the south . According to the State Meteorological Agency (Emet), snowfall and rough seas will continue over half of Andalusia. Meanwhile, the polar air mass that has affected Spain since last Thursday, unusually low temperatures to date and low levels of snow in the north of the peninsula will leave still two more days of freezing temperatures. As of Tuesday, the return of Arctic mass will cause thermometers to rise above normal and frosts will lose expansion and intensity until they subside in the northern half and the Pyrenees and other mountain systems in the southeast.

This Monday, as Emet forecast, cloudy or cloudy skies are expected over the southern part of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, with abundant rainfall further southwest of Andalusia, which may strengthen and become a hurricane. May be with Strait and Melilla. In the eastern part of the peninsula and the southeastern third, rainfall will move from east to west, with a tendency to decrease to the northeast and move towards the Balearic Islands. These precipitations would be snowfall in the mountains to the southeast, with a level between 700 and 1,200 m, with large accumulations, although it cannot be ruled out that they occur in a scattered manner in the surrounding areas. In the Cantabrian mountain range and north of the Iberian system, the level will be between 200 and 400 meters, rising to between 500 and 700 meters throughout this Monday. In the southern Iberian it is between 500 and 1,000 m.

Meanwhile, weak, scattered and occasional rain is expected in Cantabrian communities, and the rest of the peninsula, with an interval of slightly cloudy or high clouds. In the Canary Islands, locally heavy rain will continue and will be accompanied by thunderstorms in the morning, but will subside throughout Monday.

The maximum temperature will increase in the northeast, while it will decrease in the south and central areas of the Canary Islands. Low levels are rising in the southeast and will remain unchanged in the rest. For another day, widespread frosts will occur over the interior of the northern half and areas of the southeastern quadrant, except in Galicia, where they will be more intense in the mountainous and stronger climate in the Pyrenees. In addition, the Levante Strait will hit Alboran and the southeast coast with strong wind gaps over Ampurdan to the north and the Balearic Islands to the northeast.

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On the warning map, Andalusia stands with an orange warning -The second of three that has a meteor warning – due to snow and wind in Almeria. The Almanzora and Los Velez regions could see up to five centimeters of snow, and gusts of up to 90 kilometers per hour could be recorded in the capital of Almeria and the Levante as well as Melilla. The warning is also orange due to rough seas from Cadiz to Alicante, with waves reaching up to 10 meters in Almería, Málaga, Granada and Melilla. In addition, there is a Yellow Warning for rain, snow, wind or rough seas in the Balearic Islands, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Galicia, Murcia, the Valencian Community and Ceuta. Areas of Albacete, Murcia and Granada are expected to receive two to five centimeters of snow.

On Tuesday, the Atlantic storm transit is expected to continue eastward from the Gulf of Cádiz, forming cloudy or cloudy over the southern half of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, with the potential for rain and rain. and intensifies further south. They may strengthen and be accompanied by storms in the southern part of Andalusia. In the Sierra Nevada, snow levels in the vicinity of the southeastern mountains will range from 700 to 900 meters and above, 1,000 to 1,400 meters.

Day temperatures will increase over the northern part of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, but will decline over the southwest. Although minimum temperatures will increase, widespread frosts will continue over the interior of the northern half and areas of the southeast, more intense in mountainous environments and stronger in the Pyrenees and Cantabrian Mountains. The strong will continue over the Levante Strait and Alboran and will have strong wind gaps from the northeast over the peninsular southeast coast and the Balearic Islands, although they subside in both cases.

On Wednesday, moderate to moderate rain and thundershowers will continue over Andalusia, the Strait, Melilla and the peninsular southeast, reducing to the west and possibly reaching the Balearic Islands. The altitude in the southeast will be higher than before: between 1,200 and 1,600 metres. Temperatures will, eventually, experience an almost generalized increase, with maximums in the center and southern interior of the peninsula and minimums in the northern half more pronounced. Frost will lose extension and intensity, becoming more intense in the Pyrenees, to the mountains of the northern half and some areas of the northern plateau and to the mountains of the southeast.