18 Dec, 2019 @ 15:48
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Storm Elsa arriving to Spain’s Malaga as Ronda, Axarquia and Costa del Sol placed on ORANGE alerts

Malaga Rain Generic

SPAIN’S weather agency AEMET has issued an orange-level warning for rainfall in Malaga as storm Elsa continues to batter the country. 

The second-most severe warning is in place for Ronda and the Axarquia this Friday.

Experts predict that from midnight until 12pm, some 80 litres of rainfall per square metre could fall in both areas.

There is also an orange warning for wind in Ronda.

In Malaga there is a yellow warning that Friday for Antequera, Axarquía, Costa del Sol and Guadalhorce for gusts of up to 80 km/hr until 6 pm.

Meanwhile the whole of Malaga’s coastline is on orange alert for dangerous coastal conditions with waves of between three and five metres predicted for the whole of Friday.

Elsa will arrive to the province tomorrow with up to 40 litres of rain per sqm expected in Ronda and Axarquia (with a yellow warning issued by AEMET).

Winds of up to 80km/hr will also arrive on the Costa del Sol and in Guadalhorce from around 6pm – a yellow warning is in place here also.

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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