SPAIN’S Met Office has issued a yellow storm warning for northern Almeria and two other areas of Andalucia this evening (Friday).
AEMET said there was between a 40 and 70 per cent chance of rain between 5pm and midnight. The maximum temperature in Almeria City today is set to be 35 degrees, according to forecasts.
#FMA La @AEMET_Esp activa esta tarde el aviso amarillo por lluvias y tormentas en #Jaén (Cazorla y Segura), #Granada (Guadix) y #Almería (Valle del Almanzora y Los Vélez). 🕔 De 17:00 horas a medianoche pic.twitter.com/yDs31UlhEE
— Emergencias 112 (@E112Andalucia) August 10, 2018
The Almanzora Valley area and Velez are expected to see the storms this evening, with no other warnings having been issued for the province. Yellow weather alerts have also been issued for parts of the Jaen and Granada Provinces.
Yellow weather alerts mean there is a risk of storms but that risk is not considered severe or dangerous.
The warnings come as Andalucia recently saw a heat wave with temperatures of 45.6 degrees recorded in Montoro, Cordoba Province and 46.4 in El Granado in Huelva Province.