Intense cold due to the entry of a polar air mass

This Friday, January 5, the cold front that runs through the Peninsula will continue to advance and leave cloudiness and precipitation. Furthermore, according to Aemet, it will be accompanied by a polar sea air burstwhich will cause a decrease in the snow level, which will be between 900

and 1200 m in the northwest, between 1200 and 1600 m in the center and the Pyrenees, descending to altitudes around 1000 m and between 1800 and 2000 m in the southeast, descending to 1200 m.

This new air mass will also cause a practically generalized and sharp drop in temperatures both night and day, increasing the extent of areas with frost.

For its part, Meteored experts also warn of a drastic drop in temperatures which will increase the feeling of cold. “The atmosphere will be purely winter and unpleasant during the Three Kings Parades,” she explained.

In this way, meteorologists assure that in the afternoon the Horseback Riding Snowfall is expected in the main mountain systems and nearby areas, with important accumulations in the mountains of the northern and southeastern half.

Precipitation will remain in the north of Galicia and the Cantabrian Sea and in the mountain systems of the rest of the Peninsula, subsiding in flat areas throughout the day, and may be locally strong and stormy in the east of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands at the end. hours. Precipitation will be less likely in the west of the Meseta and Andalusia.

Winter Three Kings Day

For the arrival of the Three Wise Men, the entry of an arctic air mass is expected from the north of the peninsula, which will cause temperatures to drop even further, especially at night. It will be a purely winter daythey say from Meteored.

The frosts will expand in the interior of the peninsulaespecially in the early hours of Sunday the 7th.

Precipitation on the Peninsula will probably be restricted to the Cantabrian area, with snow levels around 800 meters. Furthermore, it is likely that in the Cantabrian Sea and the Pyrenees they will be more persistent and intense during Saturday the 6th, tending to subside throughout Sunday the 7th.

On the other hand, The Mediterranean storm is likely to affect the Balearic Islandswith precipitation that is expected to be more intense on the 6th, with the snow level around 1000 meters.