Andalusia | The Spanish Met Office activates orange and yellow weather warnings on the coast from this Tuesday

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There will be gale-force storms on the Mediterranean coast of Andalusia, says Malaga meteorological expert José Luis Escudero

A total of 19 provinces in the interior of mainland Spain were under yellow alert due to frost on Monday January 24, with temperatures dropping to -8 degrees, according to the Spanish National Meteorological Agency (Aemet). In addition, the province of Cádiz is on yellow alert for rough seas, with force 7, sometimes 8, winds west of the Strait of Gibraltar and south of the Trafalgar area.

In Malaga and the Costa del Sol the map will start to turn yellow tomorrow, when the weather is expected to become “complicated”.

“From Tuesday and especially Wednesday, we will have a storm along the entire Andalusian Mediterranean coast, the Strait of Gibraltar, Ceuta, Melilla and the coast of Cádiz”, says Malaga meteorological expert José Luis Escudero on his blog “Thunderstorms and lightning”. . Aemet activated the weather warning from noon due to a force 7 easterly wind and three-meter high waves in the Guadalhorce, Costa del Sol and the city of Malaga.

On Wednesday, the alert level changes to orange, when the national meteorological agency predicts gusts of up to 40 kilometers per hour in the case of the city of Malaga. The warning will be in effect from midnight to 4 p.m. due to force 7 to 8 winds and waves up to 4 meters. From 4 p.m. to midnight, this weather alert advisory will revert to a yellow level.

No heavy rain is forecast and the chance of showers is minimal from Wednesday. Temperatures will tend to drop, with lows of 10-11 degrees expected in Malaga and highs of 17-18 degrees.