The autumn weather will give this Tuesday a claw in advance in full stretch of summer and in much of Spain due to the influence of an Atlantic storm, which will enter the peninsula from the southern coasts of Portugal to leave behind heavy storms and heavy rains in more than 20 provinces, and a thermal collapse of up to nine degrees that will anticipate temperatures more typical of October.
This autumn episode will last “probably until Thursday”, according to the spokesman for the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), Rubén del Campo, who specified that «The most adverse day» will be this Tuesday, with generalized rains in the form of stormy, strong and persistent showers in many areas, mainly the western half of the peninsula and the surroundings of the Pyrenees.
This Tuesday there will be locally strong or persistent showers and storms in western Andalusia, the mountainous areas of Extremadura, the west of Castilla-La Mancha, the Central System, the Community of Madrid, the mountains of León, the west of the Cantabrian Mountains and the south of the Pyrenees.
In fact, the Aemet prediction, collected by Servimedia, indicates that 21 provinces spread over nine autonomous communities have yellow notices -Risk for outdoor activities- due to storms and heavy rains of at least 15 liters per square meter in one hour or persistent 40 to 60 liters per square meter in 12 hours.
These are La Coruña, Ávila, Badajoz, Cáceres, Huelva, León, Lugo, Madrid, Orense, Pontevedra, Salamanca and Zamora in full, as well as areas of Asturias (except the eastern coast), Ciudad Real and Toledo (except La Mancha ), Córdoba (Sierra and Pedroches), Huesca (Pyrenees and center), Lérida (Pyrenees), Palencia (Cantabrian Mountains), Seville (Countryside) and Zaragoza (Cinco Villas).
In addition, rainfall can be accompanied by hail in La Coruña, Asturias, Lugo, Orense and Pontevedra. «We expect rains in most of the territory, more abundant, in general, the further west. In principle, they would not reach the easternmost end of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands. In the rest, generalized and irregularly distributed stormy showers, and that, in a good part of the western half of the peninsula, the central zone and the surroundings of the Pyrenees will be strong and persistent, in some cases accompanied by hail, “summarized del Campo. .
What’s more, there will be airborne dust driven from the African continent by winds from the south and southwest, which one more day will blow with strong gusts and will be more intense in mountainous areas.
On the other hand, temperatures will drop in most of the peninsula and the decrease will be notable in some areas (9ºC less in Córdoba in just 24 hours; 8 in Badajoz; 7 in Ciudad Real, Jaén and Santander, and 6 in Cáceres, Cuenca, León and Seville).
The coolest capitals will be Ávila (18ºC at most), Segovia (19), Guadalajara and Madrid (20), and Cuenca, León and Soria (21). On the other hand, it will be hotter in Palma de Mallorca (34), Alicante and Almería (33), Girona and Murcia (32), Bilbao and Lleida (31), and Castellón de la Plana and Tarragona (30).
The thermometers will mark this Tuesday values more typical of October in areas especially in the southwest peninsular quadrant, such as Badajoz (23), Cáceres (22), Ciudad Real (22), Córdoba (25), Cuenca (21), Huelva (24) , Madrid (20), Segovia (19) and Toledo (23).