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22 Jan 2019 | 09:41 AM UTC

Spain: Orange and red weather alerts for northwestern regions January 22

Spain News Alert

Weather officials issue orange and red alerts for snow and ice for nine provinces in northwestern Spain January 22; transportation disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/25/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Spain, Cantabria, Leon, Palencia, Principado de Asturias, Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, Burgos, Navarra

Event

Orange weather alerts (the second-highest level on a four-point scale) for snow and ice were issued on Tuesday, January 22, for eight provinces in northwestern Spain: Álava, Cantabria, León, Palencia, Asturias, Bizkaia, Gipuzkoa, and Burgos. A red weather alert (the highest level on a four-point scale) has been issued for the province of Navarra. The alerts will run until at least Thursday, January 24. Associated transportation disruptions are expected, along with possible power outages. Residual disruptions are possible in the coming days. 

Advice

Individuals in the affected departments are advised to monitor local weather reports and allow for extra time to reach their destinations.

 

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