Amber Weather Alert Issued For Costa Del Sol

Amber Weather Alert Issued For Costa Del Sol. The warning is in place for Wednesday, when temperatures are expected to exceed 40c.

Amber Weather Alert Issued For Costa Del Sol

Amber Weather Alert Issued For Costa Del Sol

Spain’s national weather agency AEMET has issued an amber weather warning for the Costa Del Sol on Wednesday 7th August 2019.  Temperatures in Malaga and Marbella are expected to reach 40 celcius, with inland locations experiencing even hotter weather.

Costa Del Sol Wild Fire Alert

Emergency services are on standby to tackle wild fires.

Risk Of Fires

The warning is in place because of the increased risk of wild fires, and the danger to health from heat exposure and dehydration.  Pet owners are being reminded to make sure animals are not left in vehicles, and have access to shade and water throughout the day.

 

Malaga Airport Delays

Adverse weather conditions can sometimes cause delays at Malaga airport.  Check which flights are affected with our live flight tracker here.

Types Of Weather Warnings

Yellow: Be aware. Severe weather is possible over the next few days and could affect people in the concerned area. Yellow means that you should plan ahead thinking about possible travel delays, or the disruption of your day-to-day activities.

Amber: Be prepared. There is an increased likelihood of bad weather affecting people in the concerned area, which could potentially disrupt people’s plans and possibly cause travel delays, road and rail closures, interruption to power and the potential risk to life and property.

Red: Take action. Extreme weather is expected. Red means people in the concerned areas should take action now to keep themselves and others safe from the impact of the weather. Widespread damage, travel and power disruption and risk to life is likely.

Published: 06.08.2019

Written by Dave James

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