The heavy rains caused by the isolated depression at high levels (dana), which in recent hours have affected large areas of the country, are beginning to subside, although five communities are still on yellow alert: Madrid, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, Basque Country and La Rioja.
The Madrid’s community, which in the early hours of this morning has still been affected by a strong downpour of water, has a yellow warning (risk) for rainfall that will accumulate up to 15 liters per square meter in one hour, reports Aemet, which details that the warning will end at 10:00 a.m. peninsular this Monday. According to data from 112 of the Community of Madrid, the strong waterspout, between 05:00 and 06:00 this morning, has left traffic cuts on several Metro lines and pools of water on numerous Madrid highways.
In Castilla la Mancha, one of the communities most affected by the rainy season, only the province of Toledo continues with a yellow level, where accumulations of 20 liters per square meter are expected in one hour; Aemet indicates that the notice will end at 10:00 a.m. peninsular time. Castilla y León has activated a yellow alert in the provinces of Ávila, Burgos, León, Palencia, Segovia and Valladolid for accumulations of 20 liters in one hour, until 10:00 a.m.
In the north of the country, the Basque Country and La Rioja They are in yellow due to rain and storms that will leave 15 liters in one hour in a time slot between 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., peninsular time. In the Balearic Islands there is also a yellow alert for east winds of 40 to 60 km/h (force 6 to 7) and waves of 2 to 4 meters and in Catalonia there is a warning for adverse coastal phenomena and maximum gusts of 70 km/h. mainly in the border area between Lleida and Tarragona. The Aemet warns that with the yellow alert there is no meteorological risk for the population in general, although there is for some specific activity. EFE