The storm Barra covers the north of Spain with snow and causes the closure of almost 60 roads

La borrasca Barra cubre de nieve el norte de España y provoca el cierre de casi 60 carreteras

The squall Barra has settled in the north of Spain where around 850 kilometers 58 roads and ports are affected by the snowstorm. The most affected regions are Aragón, Asturias, Navarra and Castilla y León, where there are completely impassable land roads, although nine other autonomous communities have some affected roads.

The General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) has called for drivers to exercise caution and even to advance your travels because the storm has occurred during a five day bridge nationwide, as Monday and Wednesday are holidays, in which national road travel is massive.

The snow level in the north of the Peninsula is between 500 and 1,000 meters, while in the central zone it is between 600 and 1,000 and in the southeast of the country between 900 and 1,200.

In addition, the State Meteorological Agency (EMET) forecast for this Wednesday generalized showers with occasional storms in Galicia, the rest of the Cantabrian area and the Pyrenees and that will lead to precipitation in the form of snow in different points.

Meanwhile, during this day, the cold front will move towards the southeastern half of the country and will reach the Balearic Islands, although progressively weakening. Furthermore, temperatures will continue to drop across the board, especially in the northwest.

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