The General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) has requested citizens who are enjoying the bridge in localities that are in the northern half of Spain and have to circulate by road, that forward the return to their places of origin and do not wait for the Wednesday to get on the road.
The reason is the entrance from this Tuesday from a new cold air front and subsequent discharge of snow-shaped rainfall that could hinder road circulation in the northern half peninsular on Wednesday and Thursday of this week and that could affect no Only on secondary roads, but also high-capacity roads.
The cold front will continue its advance in half southeast peninsular and the Balearic Islands, weakening, but establishing a flow of the west or cold northwest, wet and unstable. This entry will bring with it a drop of the snow level at 400/800 meters at the north end, 600/900 meters in the center and 1000/1400 meters in the southeast, so snowfall is expected in the mountainous areas of Cantabrian mountain range , Pyrenees, Iberian system and central system and also in plain areas of enough altitude.
These snowfalls are foreseen copious inside northwest and are not discarded punctually on coastline of the Cantabrian. From the first hours of December 8, announcements are assets by snowfall in the referred areas and will last throughout the day.
Regarding rainfall, chubascos are expected in large part of the peninsula, widespread, abundant and with some occasional storm in Galicia, Cantabrian and Western Pyrenees, with some persistence in the environment of Galicia. More weakly, dispersed and occasional, they will be extended towards the south and east, more intense in mountain and narrow, and without rule out that, with low probability, reach the interior of the Mediterranean Peninsular area. In Baleares they are likely, with chance of occasional storms.
In addition to overtaking the return trip, traffic highlights that it is very important that the rest of the citizens residing in the northern half of the peninsula avoid all road trips that are not essential and wait for meteorological alerts.Date Of Update: 07 December 2021, 05:13