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Yellow alert due to risk of strong wind and snowfall in the Sierra de Madrid


The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has activated the yellow alert for this Monday due to the risk of strong wind of up to 90 kilometers per hour and snowfall in the Sierra de Madrid, where there may be a accumulation of snow of five centimeters in 24 hours.

The alert for strong west wind in the mountains it will last until 12.00, while that of Snowfall will last until 10.00 on Monday.

The Community of Madrid has activated, in light of this forecast, the level 0 of the Winter Inclement Plan from 00:00 to 10:00 on Monday, as reported by Emergencias 112 through social networks.

In addition to the mountains, the wind will blow strong from the west and southwest early in the day.

The Snow cover will be located around the 700-900 meters, ascending to 800-1000 meters in the afternoon. The accumulation of snow, however, will take place in the mountains above the 1,200 meters, and occasionally around the 900 meters.

The minimum temperatures, meanwhile, will increase notably in areas of southern Madrid, while in the saw will hardly vary , hovering around 0º.

On the other hand, maximum temperatures will drop in high areas of the sierra,where they will not exceed 7º, and will remain unchanged or slightly higher in the rest of the region.

The sky will be cloudy or covered in much of the Community, with rains and showers in the early morning that will subside during the morning, decreasing at cloudy intervals without rainfall in the afternoon.

There is a probability of fogs and some fog banks in mountain areas, as well as weak frosts in high areas of the mountains.

With respect to the rest of the country, with the exception of Extremadura and the Canary Islands, they will also have warnings of different types for minimum temperatures, snowfall, wind or strong waves, and a day of locally persistent rainfall in Galicia, the Cantabrian Sea and the Western Pyrenees, with snowfalls above 600/1000 meters in areas of the northern half of the peninsula and of strong wind intervals in many areas of the Peninsula and Balearic Islands, and even very strong in the Cantabrian Sea.

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