Murcia placed on snow alert as the region misses the worst of Storm Filomena

Light frost over over the Alhama Signature golf course

The Region of Murcia is to be placed on an orange level warning for snow as up to 15cm of snowfall is predicted.

Storm Filomena has been causing heavy snow and icy conditions throughout Spain as some areas recorded the coldest temperatures ever reported in Spain. Minus 34.1 degrees were recorded in the Catalan Pyrenees and elsewhere a weather station in Picos de Europa National Park recorded 25.6 degrees below zero, another record low for Spain

The Region de Murcia has managed to escape the worst of the bad weather but as temperatures continue to drop the Region of Murcia is placed on an orange level warning with predictions of up to 15 cm of snowfall in the Northwest and a yellow level warning level for winds and costal phenomenon in Mazarron and Campo de Cartagena.

Higher areas such as the Sierra Espuna is likely to see snowfall while the rest of the region can expect cloudy skies and rainfall. Temperatures are likely to remain the same with strong north easterly winds and gusts in the Cartagena area.

Throughout the region, temperatures are expected to rise slightly from Friday daytime but you should expect it to be colder overnight.

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