For this reason, the Aemet has placed a red warning for rains and storms in the Murcian towns of Cartagena and Mazarrón, in orange for Andalusia and the Valencian Community and in yellow for Aragon, Castilla-La Mancha and Catalonia.
The Emergency Coordination Center of the Region of Murcia has attended until six in the morning of this Tuesday a total of 117 matters related to the heavy rains that affect the community, mostly coming from Mazarrón and the Campo de Cartagena, related to water drainage and rescue of trapped vehicles.
Cartagena and Mazarrón have been on red alert since four in the morning due to the forecast of “extreme risk of accumulated precipitation in one hour of up to 61 mm”.
Likewise, the General Directorate of Emergencies of the Autonomous Community has activated at 5:30 p.m. today, for the entire regional territory, level 0 of the Special Civil Protection Plan against the Risk of Floods.
The president of the regional government, Fernando López Miras, announced last night the suspension of teaching activity in universities and all educational centers in fourteen municipalities and the Murcian district of Lobosillo.
Tips of 40 liters in an hour
In the south of the Valencian Community there are 21 municipalities that have decided to suspend classes this Tuesday due to the forecast of heavy rains with peaks of 40 liters per square meter in one hour.
From the Generalitat Valenciana Emergencies, the orange level pre-emergency has been established due to rains and storms on the coast and interior of the province of Alicante and great caution is requested.
Occasional rains and showers will also be recorded in the extreme north of the peninsula, southeast of Castilla-La Mancha.
In the rest of the Peninsula and the Balearic Islands, scattered showers and storms are forecast in general, which will be locally strong in areas of northern Aragon and Catalonia.
In the Canary Islands there will be cloudy intervals and evolutionary cloudiness in the interior of higher relief islands, with a northerly component wind.
Daytime temperatures will experience slight increases in most of the Peninsula, although decreases are expected in southeastern areas.
The wind will blow from the west in the Strait and Alborán, from the east and northeast in the Levante and Balearic Islands, and from the north in the northern half of the peninsula, with intervals of strong northeast on the northwest coast of Galicia.