Get your umbrellas out if you are out and about tomorrow. According to the article here on the La Voz de Almería site.

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Orange alert: Almería, at risk from storms and heavy rains

Rainfall will affect the entire province and temperatures will drop

The storms return to the province of Almería. For this reason, an orange warning has been activated for this Sunday, May 23, which in addition to these meteorological phenomena, will be accompanied by intense rains in different regions of Almeria, according to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) to the Andalusian Emergency 112 service, attached to the Ministry of the Presidency, Public Administration and Interior of the Board

The Levante Almeriense and the Valle del Almanzora and Los Vélez will be affected by the level of risk of these storms, which is expected to affect these regions of the province from 12 noon and throughout Sunday, reports 112 in a statement.

Similarly, Aemet foresees more intense rainfall in the northern third of the province with up to 30 liters per square meter in one hour. In addition, as the State Meteorology Agency collects on its website, on Sunday the Campo de Tabernas, Nacimiento, El Poniente and Almería capital will also be on yellow notice due to rains.

As for the temperatures in the province, the forecast of the Aemet is that they will go down, "notable in the maximum and locally notable in the minimum." The winds are expected to be variable light in the interior and lift with intervals "strong on the coast, turning at dusk to the west in all areas, strong on the southern coast."

In the rest of Andalusia, as indicated by 112 in the statement, the passage of the front will cause "instability" also in Granada and Malaga, where it is expected that the yellow warning will be activated due to the risk of rain and storms in Axarquía and the Granada coastline. as well as in Guadix and Baza.

Self-protection tips

Faced with these episodes of rains and storms scheduled for this Sunday, the Andalusian Emergencies 112 service recommends keeping calm and remaining attentive to the indications of the State Meteorological Agency, Civil Protection, the authorities or agencies involved.

For this reason, it is advisable to remove furniture and objects that can be carried by water from outside the houses to avoid accidents. The 112 also advises not to park vehicles or camp in dry riverbeds, or on the banks of rivers. As for circulating with vehicles, one must exercise extreme caution and respect, as always, the traffic regulations and indications on the DGT panels, as well as never cross flooded places by car, in the case that is before "a small raft of water ", it must be crossed with short speed and advancing very slowly.


Nor should you drive on a flooded road or cross a bridge or underpass with water, as the force of the current could drag the vehicle and traveling at night should be avoided.


As for storms, it is advisable to close doors and windows to avoid drafts in houses and homes, so as not to attract lightning. On the street, it must be taken into account that the shelter of the buildings protects from the risk of discharges. Do not take refuge under trees, nor in hills, mountain tops or tall trees, and do look for low areas. Likewise, in the event of any emergency situation, they may call the Emergency service through 112, as indicated in the statement.