Big storm Amelie this November 2019 in Spain
All day this Sunday, November 3, 2019 you will hear about the storm Amelie that strikes all the south west of France, but before it has already severely touched the north of Spain.
Strong winds over the Spanish Atlantic
And it is especially the Asturias and its coast which underwent the strong winds whose peaks to 130 km / h.
Maximum winds were reached in the night from Saturday to Sunday around 1:40 am at Asturias airport.
The national weather agency AEMET gave these impressive figures and placed all Asturias in red vigilance.
The highly impacted seaside in northern Spain
The city of Gijon has been hit hard with tree-falls as on the street "Filósofo Gaos", the avenue Carlos Marx has seen its traffic also interrupted and the police forces and firefighters have worked many hours to restore the road traffic.
On the seashore or ocean to be more precise, waves of 7 meters swept raising the level of water on the Atlantic coast of northern Spain.
Galicia and the Basque Country were placed yesterday afternoon (Saturday, November 2, 2019) in orange vigilance, the rest of the Spanish North Atlantic as Cantabria and Asturias were tinged with red on the cards of vigilance weather. The population has even been called not to leave home and especially not to go for a walk at the edge of the ocean.
It is all the same Galicia which although accustomed had the record of wind of the night with 156 km / h to guess where? in the province of A Coruña, of course, and that at 1:30 in the morning.
Note that it is the whole north-western part of Spain that was impacted by the storm Amélie as in La Rioja where the ski resort of Valdezcaray suffered winds at 120 km / h. The wind also penetrated the lands as in Oviedo the capital of Asturias.