The Spanish state meteorological agency, AEMET, forecasts that 60 litres per square meter will fall in just one hour
A dozen provinces will have a risk (yellow) or significant risk (orange alert) on Wednesday due to rain, thunderstorms accompanied by hail, or coastal phenomena, warns AEMET. The agency emphasizes that rainfall in the Valencian Community could be torrential.
In Alicante and Valencia, there will be a significant risk as the rainfall could be torrential. AEMET forecasts an accumulation of 60 litres per square meter in one hour and up to 150 litres per square meter in 12 hours. These two provinces will also have a risk of thunderstorms accompanied by hail. Weather in the rest of Spain
Additionally, there will be a risk (yellow alert) for rainfall and thunderstorms, some accompanied by hail, in Huesca, Zaragoza, Teruel, Cuenca, Girona, Barcelona, Lleida, and Tarragona. The rainfall warning will also affect Ibiza and Formentera.
Meanwhile, La Coruña will have a risk due to coastal phenomena, mainly between Finisterre and Villán, where northeasterly winds of force 7 are expected, meaning between 50 to 61 kilometres per hour.
In general, widespread instability will persist throughout the Peninsula and the Balearic Islands, which are under the influence of an extensive low-pressure system, resulting in cloudy skies and convective cloudiness with possible showers and thunderstorms.
During the first half of the day, they may be strong and persistent in the vicinity of Cabo de la Nao and in the southern part of the Valencian Community, and they could also affect areas in the north of Murcia and the Pitiusas. During the second half of the day, showers are more likely in mountainous areas and will intensify in parts of northern Aragon and Catalonia, potentially becoming locally strong with thunderstorms.