8 Jan, 2018 @ 10:53
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IN PHOTOS: Red warnings as snow, rain and hail grips Malaga and Andalucia

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Snow in Archidona, Malaga
Snow in Archidona, Malaga

AN orange alert has been issued for Ronda as 10 centimetres of snow is expected to fall today. 

The warning is in effect until 6pm today while the snow will accumulate on areas 1,000 metres above sea level.

In the Axarquía there is a yellow warning from 6am to 6pm due to snowfall, which is expected to be especially intense after 8.00 today.

The accumulation of snow will be above 900 meters and it hailstones have not been ruled out.

In the case of Antequera, the yellow alert will be raised at 3:00 pm today.

So far the snow has affected several roads in the province: A-397, A-369, A-7307 and A-367.

On the Costa del Sol and the Guadalhorce, the yellow rain warning has been activated until 6pm today, with an accumulation of 40 liters per square meter expected in just 12 hours.

Showers may also be accompanied by storms and hail.

In the province of Granada, the red level is active on the A-4132, from kilometer 25 to 41 in both directions towards the town of Trevélez.

The driving of trucks, articulated vehicles and buses has been prohibited.

In addition, the DGT has specified the obligatory nature of the use of winter chains or tires.

Also in the province of Granada, the black level remains active on the A-395, from km 32 to 36 in both directions, at the height of Sierra Nevada, so it is impassable, according to these sources.


Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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