Below zero temperatures are expected in these areas

The week started with a sharp drop in temperatures due to the entrance from the north of a very cold air mass of arctic origin. This Tuesday will be the coldest day and on Wednesday the thermometers will likely begin to rise. Looking ahead to the weekend, The rain will return to Spain by a atlantic storm.

This Tuesday the thermometers will drop throughout the country except in the Canary Islands and there will be frost in large inland areas of the northern half of the peninsula on a day in whichThree autonomous communities will be on notice for wind, waves and snow. Wind warnings will be registered in Teruel and Zaragoza (Aragon) and Tarragona (Catalonia). On the other hand, warnings for coastal phenomena will be in Menorca (Balearic Islands) and Girona and Tarragona (Catalonia). In addition, Lleida (Catalonia) will be under a snow warning.

There will be intense and extensive frosts in mountain areas, but also in large areas of the northern plateau and part of the central area. Some provincial capitals such as Teruel will drop to -2ºC, but it can also freeze in other provincial capitals such as Palencia, León, Cuenca, Burgos or Ávila. The highest values ​​will be recorded again in the southern half, where cities like Badajoz and Córdoba will reach 24 or 25ºC. Meanwhile, a good part of the north will remain below 15ºC, with a cold environment for the time of year. The snow level will be between 900 and 1,100 meters in the Pyrenees1,000/1,300 meters in the Iberian region, 1,700/2,000 meters in the southeast and 1,200/1,700 meters in the rest.

On the other hand, there will be pRecipitations in the Eastern Cantabrian Sea and the Pyrenees. They are also probable in the upper Ebro and northern Iberia and cannot be ruled out in the western Cantabrian and northern Galicia. The environment will also be unstable in Mediterranean areas, with cloudy intervals and the possibility of showers and some storms, which will be more likely in the east of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and the mountains of the southeast of the peninsula.

Moderate winds with an easterly component are also expected in the Strait and coastlines of the southeast of the peninsula, and with a northern component in almost the entire rest of the country, with strong intervals and very strong gusts in the Ampurdán and the lower Ebro.

Again, the Wednesday It will have a cold dawn with frost in the mountains, on the northern plateau and in the central paramos. Still, there will be a recovery at temperatures up to 5ºC with respect to those of the previous day in the central hours of the day, especially in the northern half and in the Mediterranean area. Almost the entire north will exceed 15ºC, the center and south of the Peninsula will register more than 20ºC and the Guadalquivir valley will be able to reach 25ºC.

Although no significant rainfall is expected during the day, It will rain in the Cantabrian Sea and the Pyrenees and some showers cannot be ruled out in Catalonia and parts of the Balearic Islands.. The snow level in the Pyrenees will rise to 1,400 m. For the rest, the north winds will continue to blow with certainty and north winds in the northeast of the Peninsula.

He Thursday It will be a day of transition. There will be northerly winds but they will be weaker and it will rain in the extreme north of the Peninsula without ruling out some showers in the afternoon around the Iberian system.

The rain is back: where and when is it going to rain?

As for the Fridaythe most likely scenario is that fronts associated with Atlantic storms reach Spain and leave rains that will mainly affect the northern and western third of the Peninsula. Furthermore, these rains could reach the central area, the Pyrenees, Catalonia and perhaps the Balearic Islands, although it is unlikely that they will reach the eastern part of the peninsula.

The meteorological portal adds that the Saturday The storm would begin to move north, but its fronts would cross the Peninsula towards the east. In this way, Saturday could be the most unstable day of the week, with almost widespread rain, although a priori they will not be very intense.

As regards the Sundaythe meteorological portal indicates that the storm will continue moving away to the north and it would be a more stable day, with post-frontal precipitation in the form of showers that would mainly affect the north and center of the peninsula.

Temperatures will fluctuate up and down, although in general they will be typical for the time of year during the second half of the week.