Bad weather in Catalonia: Costa Brava is on red alert

Bad weather in Catalonia: Costa Brava is on red alert

Almost the entire Catalan coast was put on alert on Thursday 2 November due to strong waves expected until at least the early evening.

The Catalan Meteorological Authority declared on 1 November a warning for strong waves and strong waves on Thursday 2 November in the Costa Brava. Since six o’clock on Thursday morning, the coast of Catalonia has been placed at alert level 5, which has 6, meaning danger. “very high”Especially with the expectation that waves may exceed 4 meters in height.

All beaches involved, and the Pyrenees too

The red zone is specifically located between Bécs-Empordà and Tarragona, and the meteorological services are not expected to raise the alert before 6 p.m. Beyond that, barring unexpected weather events, the same area of ​​the coast would then turn orange, meaning “high” risk.

Meanwhile, no beach on this long coastline has been spared, from Lestarte (Toroella de Montgres) to San Sebastian (Barcelona), and then from Viladecans to Esquirol Beach (Cabrils). “Northern winds with strong and some very strong gusts will prevail over the Costa Brava from mid-afternoon.” Defines METEOCAT.

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The mountain, which was on alert as of Wednesday, will also be hit by violent winds. He added: “At the highest altitudes in the region, very strong winds of a westerly nature blow throughout the day.” Catalan meteorologists confirmed Thursday morning.

Rain is expected across Catalonia. Precipitation expected throughout the day could be “at times very abundant or very abundant (more than 100 mm in 24 hours) on the peaks of the southern slope of the Western Pyrenees”. The snow level will rise from 2,800 to 2,400 metres.

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