The alert for snowfall has been activated in these provinces

Easter passed by water in most of the country. The worst forecasts seem to be coming true and the sudden change in weather that we experienced at the start of the week will continue in the coming days. The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) announces widespread rain, snowfall at low levels and plummeting temperatures in almost the entire territory.

This Tuesday he winter weather will take over large areas of Spain. Thirteen autonomous communities, in addition to Ceuta and Melilla, have a warning for rain, snowfall, strong gusts of wind or strong waves.. Only Extremadura and the Basque Country are free from the alert. The snow level will be between 600 and 1,200 meters on the Peninsula and around 2,000 meters in the Canary Islands.

In Andalusiathe provinces of Almería and Granada are on orange alert for west winds of 50 to 75 km/h (force 7 to 8) and waves of 3 to 4 meters, while in Cádiz, Jaén, Málaga, Huelva, Granada and Almería The yellow warning (risk) remains in place due to snow, wind (70-80 km/h) or rough seas.

In Melilla There is an orange warning for west winds of 50 to 75 km/h (force 7 to 8) and waves of 3 to 4 meters, while in the city of Ceuta The yellow alert has been activated for maximum gusts of up to 70 km/h and west winds of 50 to 61 km/h (force 7).

Galicia, for its part, There is an orange alert in the provinces of A Coruña and Pontevedra for northwest winds of 50 to 61 km/h (force 7) occasionally 62 to 74 km/h (force 8) south of Sisargas and combined northwest seas increasing to waves. 5 or 6 meters.

The Snow will fall in numerous communities such as Aragón, Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, Community of Madrid, Navarra and La Riojawhere there is a yellow warning for snowfall that will accumulate between 2-5 centimeters in 24 hours, except in parts of the Pyrenees, where thicknesses could reach 15 cm.

On the shores of the Mediterranean, the Valencian Community, Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, the Region of Murcia and the province of Albacete (Castilla-La Mancha) They have a yellow level due to adverse coastal phenomena or wind gusts of 70 km/h.

In the Canary Islands, the islands of La Gomera and Tenerife They are in yellow due to north or northwest winds of 50 to 61 km/h (force 7), occasionally 62 to 74 km/h (force 8), in the channel between Tenerife and La Gomera.

With regard to thermometers, an almost generalized and even notable drop in temperatures is expected on the northern plateau, except in the extreme east of the peninsula, where they will remain with little change. Most of the peninsula will be between 5 and 10 degrees less than normal for the time of year.

The lowest minimums in all of Spain will occur in León, which will register a minimum of -1ºC; along with Palencia, 0ºC and Ávila, Burgos, Ourense, Pamplona, ​​Segovia and Teruel, which will have 1ºC. It will be warmer in Castellón de la Plana (21) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife (20).

He Wednesday the step of several fronts The Atlantic will leave a new rainy day in the west and center of the country and around the Pyrenees. The Atlantic and Cantabrian slopes will be the most affected areas, with the most persistent and intense rainfall. On the contrary, in the Mediterranean area the probability and intensity of precipitation is much lower.

For that day, a general rise in temperatures is expected, which will probably continue during the following days. Temperatures will rise up to 6 degrees compared to Tuesday due to the arrival of a warmer air mass. However, it will still be a cool day for the season, except in parts of the Cantabrian Sea and the Mediterranean, where temperatures could exceed 22 degrees. Rises in the snow level are expected, with snowfall restricted to mountain areas in the northern half of the peninsula.

The time for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday It will be marked by the passage of new frontal systems that will cross the peninsula from west to east, leaving rain, especially in the west and central part of the peninsula, most abundant in Galicia, west and south of Castilla y León, Extremadura and western Andalusia. The maximums will rise on Thursday, a rise that at night will be notable in the east of the country, while on Friday they will fall in the west, but will rise clearly in the east. In the Mediterranean regions, including the Balearic archipelago, temperatures will exceed 24 degrees, as in the Ebro Valley.

He Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, with moderate uncertainty, storms will continue to arrive on the peninsula, with rain especially in the west and in the central area, but which could become generalized and even reach the Mediterranean coast and the Balearic Islands. Snowfall is likely at high levels of the main mountain systems. Temperatures will not experience significant changes.