16 August, 2022

Madrid on red alert for heavy snowfall

Spanish capital is painted white by heavy snow rain. photo VD: David alfaro

By David Alfaro

Spain is painted white, since last Thursday is receiving the storm “Filomena”, accompanied by strong winds, snow and cold, something not seen for decades.

Spanish residents continue to stay at home, not only because of the Covid-19 pandemic, now it is the snow and rain that has forced them to stay at home, however, some young people take advantage of the opportunity of the climate change phenomenon to play with the snow.

This is what the parks of Madrid look like. photo VD: David alfaro.

The Madrid Government Delegation is being supported by the Military Emergency Unit to rescue vehicles stranded on the roads due to bad weather.

Thus, it has also been announced that some airports have been closed and others are diverting flights, such as the one from Santa Cruz de Tenerife was diverted to Seville, which is located in the south of the Iberian Peninsula..

photo VD: David alfaro.

Authorities of the meteorology system have predicted that the climatic situation will last 48 more hours, which call on Spanish residents to abide by prevention measures.

photo VD: David alfaro.
photo VD: David alfaro.
photo VD: David alfaro.
photo VD: David alfaro.