All Of Spain On Alert For The Ernest Storm: These

All of Spain on alert for the Ernest storm: these are the most affected provinces

The second winter storm after the passage of Dora puts the Bay of Biscay on red alert and the rest at different levels, with the exception of the Canary Islands.

Situation of the storm Ernest at the beginning of the week.  Severe-weather-eu.

The The coasts of the Basque Country and Cantabria are on red alert this Monday (extreme risk) due to strong wind and waves of up to 9 meters, while in the rest of Spain -except the Canary Islands- there are orange (significant risk) and yellow (risk) warnings for winds of up to 110 kilometers per hour and snowfall.As reported the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), the coasts of Cantabria, Vizcaya and Guipúzcoa are on red alert due to strong waves and combined sea force 10.In orange alert are Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, the interior of Cantabria and the Basque Country, Castilla-La Mancha, Galicia and Murcia, by strong wind and sometimes by bad sea and snow.

For its part, there yellow notice for the same reasons in the Balearic Islands, Castilla y León, Catalonia, Extremadura, the Community of Madrid, La Rioja, the Valencian Community and in the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla.In Aragon snowfall is expected in the Pyrenees of up to 20 centimeters thick in 24 hours above 1,100 meters and up to 4 centimeters in the north of the province of Zaragoza and in the center of Huesca, in addition to strong gusts of wind in Teruel.In Castilla-La Mancha will blow wind of up to 90 kilometers per hour in Albacete and up to 70 kilometers in the Sierra de Cuenca. will also blow strong wind in Murcia and on the Andalusian coasts of Granada and Almería.In Asturias there is significant risk due to rough seas and waves of up to 6 meters, as happens in the Galician coast where there will be a force 8 wind on the coast of A Coruña and waves of up to 6 meters high in Pontevedra.The Snow will fall in the Lleida Pyrenees and in the Arán Valley and it will leave up to 15 centimeters of accumulated thickness in 24 hours above 800 meters, the same thing that will happen in the Leonese mountain range.With a little less intensity and at a higher altitude It will snow this Monday in the Sierra de Madrid (above 1,300 meters), in Picos de Europa, in the mountains of Lugo and Orense, as well as in areas of Ávila and Segovia.There is also yellow warning for strong winds in the Valencian Community and in those of Galicia, Aragon, Asturias, Castilla-La Mancha, Madrid, the Balearic Islands, Castilla y León, La Rioja and Extremadura, with gusts that will oscillate throughout the day between 70 and 100 kilometers per hour.For their part, the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla are on yellow alert due to force 7 west wind, the first, and by wind and waves of up to 3 meters the second.The Aemet warns that with the red alert the risk is extreme with unusual meteorological phenomena of exceptional intensity and with a very high level of risk for the population, while with the orange level there is significant risk in unusual meteorological phenomena and with danger for usual activities.