Weather Warning Severity Increased

Weather Warning Severity Increased.  The Yellow Alert in place for Thursday and Friday has now been increased to an Amber Alert.

Weather Warning Severity Increased

Weather Warning Severity Increased.

The national weather agency has increased the severity of the latest weather warning from yellow to amber.  All coastal areas in Andalucia have been put on the amber alert, along with inland areas including Ronda and Axarquia.

The severe weather could produce waves of up to 5 metres along the coast, with rainfall of 80 litres per square metre in places after midnight.  Wind speeds are expected to reach 80kph as motorists are being warned to take extra care on exposed roads.

You can see the latest forecast here.

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: 18.12.2019

Written by Dave James

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