Madrid, September 24 (EFE) .- The National Meteorological Agency (Aemet) predicts rainfall for this Saturday in the Pyrenees, Catalonia, Valencian Community, northern Balearic Islands and Canary Islands, with showers and thunderstorms which can be locally strong.
The rains could spread, in a weaker way, towards the center of the peninsula and the rest of the Balearic Islands, with slightly cloudy skies or with cloudy periods in Andalusia, the west of the plateau and the south of Galicia.
In the Canary Islands, overcast skies are expected, with precipitation spreading from the southwest to the northeast and which can become locally heavy in Gran Canaria and the west of the archipelago.
Maximum temperatures will drop in the Canary Islands and in the center, north and west of the peninsula, especially towards the east of the northern plateau, but will rise in the south of the Mediterranean area. The minimum will fall in the Balearic Islands and inside the northern half of the peninsula. Some changes in the rest.
In the Canary Islands, the wind will blow from a northeasterly direction which will shift towards an eastern component and intensify to the west of the archipelago. Northerly wind in the peninsular northwest quadrant and in the Ebro valley In the Balearic Islands, southerly wind that will turn north. In the strait sector, a weak variable which will worsen towards the west. Wind variable, loose in general, in the rest of the country.
FORECASTS BY THE AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITIES
-GALICIA: cloudy sky in the far north and cloudy periods in the rest. Mists and morning fog banks in the interior. Light rains and showers in the northern third and the mountains of Lugo, which may occur scattered during the first half of the day in other areas of the autonomous community. Falling temperatures, light on the coast. North wind, weak in the interior, although with more intense intervals to the west and south, which will ease on the north coast in the morning.
-ASTURIAS: cloudy with light rain and showers that may be accompanied by a thunderstorm. Mists and morning fog banks in the interior. Falling temperatures, light on the coast. West and northwest wind, generally weak.
-CANTABRIA: cloudy with rains and showers that will be more frequent and intense on the coast, and with less intensity in the far south. Drop in temperatures, more pronounced than the maximum inside. West and northwest wind on the coast, which will blow slightly from the north in the interior.
-BASQUE COUNTRY: cloudy sky, with cloudy periods in Vitoria, accompanied by rain and showers, more frequent and intense on the coast. Falling temperatures; more marked of the maximum in the interior which can be remarkable in the south-east. Westerly wind on the coast and northwesterly in the interior.
-CASTILLA Y LEÓN: in the northern and eastern third, cloudy skies with the probability of low precipitation, especially in the northeast. Possible fog banks in the mountains. In the rest, slightly cloudy with shifting cloud intervals and without excluding some weak, isolated and occasional showers, preferably in the mountains. At the end of the day, slightly cloudy or clear skies, except in the northern mountains. Drop in temperatures, which can be noticeable at most. North-east and north wind, generally loose.
-NAVARRA: cloudy at the beginning of the day, with rains and showers that in the afternoon will be limited to the northwest, with a tendency to open large clearings in the south and in the center. Drop in temperatures, notable for the maximum in large areas. Northwest wind, establishing the Cierzo in the Ebro Valley.
-LA RIOJA: cloudy sky with probability of light precipitation, tending towards the end to a little cloudy in the Ebro Valley and cloudy intervals in the Iberian Peninsula. Drop in temperatures, which can be noticeable at most. Northwest and north wind.
-ARAGÓN: predominance of cloudy skies, with scattered showers in the Iberian system and the Pyrenees in the afternoon, with occasional thunderstorms, without excluding that they are locally strong in the eastern half and that they spread to the neighboring areas. In the early hours of the morning, thundery showers are also expected in Huesca, which can be locally heavy. Falling temperatures; locally noticeable in the case of the maxima of the Iberian system of Zaragoza. Loose northwest wind in the Ebro Valley, which will worsen in the afternoon; in the rest, light wind from the north and west components.
-CATALUÑA: cloudy sky with showers and thunderstorms in the early hours of the day, which can be locally strong or very strong, especially on the central and eastern coast and pre-coastal. In the afternoon in the Pyrenees, showers are expected again, probably accompanied by a thunderstorm and without excluding strong intensities or spreading to other points in the northern interior; in the last hours they will also be probable at points on the coast. Minimum temperatures decreasing in the western half and without significant changes in the rest; maximum downhill, locally noticeable in the Girona Pyrenees. Loose wind in general, which will intensify towards the north in the Ampurdán and towards the northeast on the central coast; predominance of western and southern components in the rest of the afternoon, except in the southern half of Tarragona, with northwest intervals in the early hours and at the end of the day.
-EXTREMADURA: Slightly cloudy with high clouds. Minimum temperatures down slightly in the mountains and up slightly in the rest, and maximum downhill. Loose westerly and northerly winds.
-COMMUNITY OF MADRID: slightly cloudy with intervals of medium and high clouds opening wide sunny spells in the afternoon, especially in the mountains. Some light precipitation is not excluded in the central system and even in the paramos of the eastern end. Minimum temperatures will experience a drop in the mountains which will be slight or unchanged in the rest; anticyclones will also drop, albeit slightly in the extreme south. Variable light wind tending to a northerly component.
-CASTILLA-LA MANCHA: Predominantly cloudy skies in Guadalajara and in the rest slightly cloudy with intervals of medium and high clouds decreasing at night to slightly cloudy with low clouds in the extreme south-east at the end of the daytime. Mists and fog banks likely, morning north of Iberia and night east of Albacete. Showers and even an occasional thunderstorm in eastern Guadalajara and the eastern end of the region which may, in a scattered manner, spread west of Alcarreño. Minimum temperatures will experience a decrease in the northeast that will be slight or unchanged in the rest. Maximum temperatures falling, except for an increase in the southeast of Albacete, remaining unchanged in the rest of the center and south of the province. Variable light wind.
-VALENCIAN COMMUNITY: cloudy skies in Castellón and slightly cloudy with high cloud intervals in the rest, increasing to cloudy skies throughout the morning. Showers and thunderstorms are expected during the second half of the day, which can be locally heavy and will be more likely in the interior of Castellón, the northern half of Alicante and the southern third of Valencia. Minimum temperatures with little change; rising highs in Alicante and unchanged in the rest. Variable light wind.
– REGION OF MURCIA: intervals of cloudy sky, without excluding occasional showers in the interior in the afternoon, more likely on the Altiplano where they can be accompanied by thunderstorms. Morning mists and mists likely. Minimum temperatures unchanged and maximum increasing. Variable wind.
-BALEARIC ISLANDS: overcast skies with locally strong showers and thunderstorms in Mallorca and Menorca in the morning, and in Ibiza and Formentera at night; It is not excluded that they are locally very strong in the north of Mallorca and in Menorca at night. Rising nighttime temperatures and daytime temperatures with little change. Southerly wind tending to weaken in the afternoon.
-ANDALUCIA: Slightly cloudy skies with high cloud intervals and daytime cloudiness in the mountains. Intervals of low clouds and fog on the coasts, not excluding fog banks. Temperatures unchanged or falling, except on the Mediterranean side where the maximum will rise. Variable light wind with a westerly tendency, which will intensify along the coast in the afternoon.
-CANARY ISLANDS: Intervals of low clouds on the northern slopes at dawn, which will give way to the entire archipelago under overcast skies, with abundant medium and high cloudiness. Precipitation, generally moderate, will spread from the southwest to the northeast throughout the day in the western islands, without excluding that it will be locally heavy, in the form of showers and accompanied by thunderstorms. from the afternoon. In the rest of the islands, rainfall will generally be light or locally moderate. Minimum temperatures with little change and decreasing maximum. Northeast wind, more intense on the northwestern and southeastern slopes of the islands with greater relief, with strong intervals at dawn. In the summits, variable light wind, except in Tenerife and El Hierro, where it will be moderate from the south. Departure at the end of the afternoon. Very strong gusts are expected in the west of the islands, especially in the extreme north and south, and in the highlands.