Oviedo (EFE) and the risk of avalanches and without new floods being registered due to the increase in the flow of the rivers caused by the thaw.
This possibility had been pointed out yesterday by the Minister of the Presidency, Rita Camblor, who has kept the flood plan activated since last Tuesday by registering small overflows in different channels, although finally the situation of the rivers has normalized and all already presented levels today normal, according to the Cantabrian Hydrographic Confederation.
On this fourth day of the storm, the minimum temperatures have had extreme values above 4 degrees below zero in Leitariegos and Pajares, while the gusts of wind have reached a maximum speed of 80 kilometers per hour at the airport and 79 at Cabrales.
In addition, the accumulated rainfall throughout the day has been much lower than that of the previous days so that, according to the State Meteorological Agency, until 5:00 p.m. a maximum of 18 liters per square meter was recorded in Salas y of 13.2 and 12.2 in Cabrales and Ibias.
In these circumstances, traffic has returned to normal on the main communication routes between Asturias and the Meseta, the Huerna highway (AP-66) and the Puerto de Pajares (N-630) -intermittently closed to heavy traffic yesterday- and the Government Delegation has deactivated two days later the pre-emergency phase of the winter road plan for state highways.
However, the snow still keeps closed six high mountains of the regional roads, in particular those of San Isidro – for risk of allusions -, El Palo, la Marta, el Connio, Tarna and San Ignacio and the local roads AS- 264, between Thirty and Sotres; CO-4, between Covadonga and Los Lagos; AS-117, between Riaño and Port of Tarna; LN-8, between Tuiza and Cubilla Port; AS-227, between San Martin Bridge and Somiedo Port, and AS-228, between Trubia and Ventana Port.
In addition, the chains continue to be mandatory in nine other mountain peaks (Lavadoira, Collada de Arnicio, Cerredo, La Colladona, El Cordal, La Colladiella, Somiedo, Ventana and Bustellán) and in a dozen road sections in the Cabrales councils. , Cangas del Narcea, Langreo, Lena, Peñamellera Baja, Ponga and Quirós, Somiedo and Teverga.
For tomorrow, Friday, the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) will deactivate the alerts for rain and snow and will maintain the yellow warning for coastal phenomena in the early hours of the day on the Asturian coast in which a combined northwest sea of 4 is expected. at 5 meters.
Facing that day, the Aemet foresees skies covered with widespread and persistent precipitation in Asturias with probable mists and mists in high areas of the mountain range and a snow level rising from noon from 600-700 meters to more than 1,600 and with temperatures minimums without changes or in slight ascent and maximums in moderate to notable ascent. EFE