rains, storms, snow and cold in these areas of Spain

The month of May has started with a abnormally cool weather in much of Spain. The May Day holiday, which is celebrated this Wednesday, is going to be a day with showers in much of the country and cold atmosphere for the time, with temperatures between 5 and 10º lower than normalaccording to the forecast of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).

In this way, the Intermittent rains and showers will affect large areas of the country. The most abundant will occur in the Strait, central interior of Andalusia, Cantabria and Cataloniawhere there could even be locally strong showers again.

Besides, There will be warnings for waves in Granada and Almería (Andalusia). The latter will also be on a wind warning. Likewise, in Catalonia, Gerona will activate warnings for storms and Lérida for snow.. It will snow in the mountains at low levels for the season, starting at 900 meters in the northwest and from 1,000 to 1,500 meters in the rest. 5 centimeters of new snow may accumulate in just 24 hours in the Pyrenees and the Cantabrian mountain range.

Maximum temperatures will decrease in most of the Peninsula, except Galicia, western Andalusia, the Mediterranean area and the Canary Islands, where they will remain with few changes. The decrease will be notable in areas of the northern peninsula. Cities like Ávila or León will barely reach 12 degrees.The highest values ​​of the day will be recorded in Alicante (24ºC); Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Murcia and Castellón de la Plana (23ºC); and Valencia, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Palma, Melilla, Málaga and Almería (22ºC).. On the other hand, the minimum temperatures will drop in the northern half of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands. Frost will occur in mountain areas of the northern plateau, central moors and points of the upper Ebro.

Thursday, Community of Madrid Dayprecipitation will be limited to the northwest of the peninsula. It will rain in the Cantabrian Sea, the Pyrenees and northern Catalonia, without ruling out showers in Castilla y León, while in the rest of the country the weather will be more stable. The day will begin with cold and frost in mountain areas but also in areas of the northern plateau, central moors and upper Ebro. There will be weak frosts in general, late, and they may be recorded in cities such as Burgos, Vitoria, Teruel or León. Daytime temperatures will rise especially in the east of the country, touching 25º on the shores of the Mediterranean.

He Friday it will still be a day friver, but during the following days the temperatures will normalize. The maximums in the eastern third could be between 5 and 10º above normal during the weekend. In this way, 20º will be exceeded almost universally and 25º in large areas of the east and south of the territory. It is even possible that on Saturday and Sunday the limits will be exceeded. 30 or 32º in points in the interior of the Valencian Community, region of Murcia and Andalusia.