Wind, rain and waves keep 12 communities on alert

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This Thursday 12 communities continue on alert for strong gusts of wind, waves and rainwith special incidence in the Galician community, where there is an orange warning due to rainfall that will accumulate up to 80 liters per square meter in 12 hours, Aemet reports on its website.

In Galicia, Pontevedra has an orange alert (significant risk) due to rains of up to 80 liters in 12 hours, especially in the southern part of the province, while in A Coruña, also at orange level, waves between 5 and 6 meters and combined seas from the northwest are expected; The rest of the community remains on yellow alert for rain, wind or waves.

In the northern half of the peninsula, Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla y León, the Basque Country and La Rioja have a yellow warning (risk) for rain of up to 40 liters per square meter in 12 hours or for strong gusts of wind that will range between 70/80 kilometers per hour; In coastal communities there is also an alert for rough seas.

In the east of the country, the communities of Aragón, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, the Valencian Community, the Balearic Islands and the provinces of Almería and Granada are in yellow alert for strong wind with gusts close to 80 kilometers per hour or due to rough seas; In Aragon there is also a yellow level due to rain that will leave 40 liters in 12 hours.

The Aemet warns that with the orange alert there is a risk of unusual meteorological phenomena and with a certain degree of danger for usual activities, and with the yellow alert there is no meteorological risk for the population in general, although there is for some specific activities.

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