Some 33 provinces have been issued with amber alerts – signifying high risk- on Monday for strong winds, heavy snow, and big waves in coastal areas. And all other provinces bar the Canary Islands and Ceuta have been issued with the lesser yellow alerts.
Winds of up to 100km/h are expected to hit the eastern coast affecting areas in the Balearics, Valencia, Catalonia and parts of Andalucia and Murcia while snowfall of up to 20cms is predicted in the Pyrenees.
02/03 12:01 #AEMET #FMA nivel naranja por viento y/o nevadas y/o costeros para hoy en 31 provincias . Imagen del mapa de avisos en vigor a las 12:01 . Para ver una tabla de avisos actualizada haga CLIC EN LA IMAGEN o visite https://t.co/aIJV7DDYto https://t.co/BDWEH91kgh
— AEMET (@AEMET_Esp) March 2, 2020
The north coast is also expecting a battering with waves of up to six metres.
The spate of stormy weather is expected to continue throughout Monday and into Tuesday and continuing into Wednesday in pockets of the north of the country.