The AEMET warns of “rains of blood”, hailstorms and blowouts in these areas

The astronomical spring premieres this Wednesday with storms in the afternoon in several areas of the north and center of the peninsula for the arrival of a DANA. Cantabria, La Rioja, Castilla y León and the Basque Country They have yellow warnings for storms that will begin at 4:00 p.m. and last all afternoon, according to the prediction of the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET)

In general, the AEMET predicts an unstable day on the peninsula due to the influence of a DANA, which will produce cloudy intervals and diurnal cloudiness in most areas. There is chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoonmore likely and with greater intensity in areas of the north and center of the peninsula, where they can be locally strong.

In fact, Meteorology has activated warnings in the center and valley of Villaverde and in Cantabria del Ebro (Cantabria)in Burgos and Soria (Castilla y León)in Álava, Guipúzcoa and Vizcaya (Basque Country) and in The Rioja.

The thermometers They will continue at spring levels, although they will decrease practically generally and in a “locally notable” way in the southwest quadrant. So, the highest maximums will be found in Almería -28ºC-; Granada, Murcia and Zaragoza -27ºC- and Albacete, Lleida and Toledo -26ºC.

The minimum temperatures will tend to decrease, although slight increases are expected in areas of Castilla y León. The AEMET only predicts light frosts in the Pyrenees.

Finally, winds from the north will blow in Galicia and the Cantabrian Sea, with strong intervals on the coast of Galicia; eastern component in the eastern third of the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, and variable light in the rest of the peninsula, with strong gusts in stormy areas. The Canary Islands will have northerly winds with strong intervals.

He Thursdayalthough DANA will probably move away towards Canary Islands, could still lead to scattered showers on the peninsula and the Balearic Islands, less likely the further west. In addition, the southern winds will arrive loaded with suspended dust, leaving haze on the peninsula and also in the Balearic Islands, with showers accompanied by muda phenomenon known as “rains of blood”. Temperatures will rise in the northwest of the peninsula and will fall in the southeast.

Blowouts and hail

Furthermore, this episode of stormy showers in the Peninsula it could be accompanied by hailstorms and blowouts. According to Meteored, the models do not rule out that there may be some blowouts, strong gusts of wind of convective origin, associated with the storms, although “a priori the conditions in the lower-middle layers will not be entirely favorable for them to be excessively intense.”

The weather on the weekend

Facing the weekend, the uncertainty in the forecast increases considerably. Friday will be stable, with a warmer atmosphere, especially in the middle of the south, where 30 degrees could occasionally be exceeded.

On Saturday and Sunday, the passage of a front will leave rain, especially in the northern half, without ruling out rain in the Mediterranean area and the Balearic Islands, with snow in the mountains. A planned sharp drop in temperatures that will be normalized for the season, or even be cold, in points of the northern half, without ruling out frost.