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.
⚠️ Avoid traveling with #snow❗ @AEMET_Esp it warns of snowfalls, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9, in the northern half of the peninsula that can affect traffic on all types of roads. Check the state of the roads👉 https://t.co/yni6wcD1OL# BridgeConstitution2021#Road safetypic.twitter.com/x2VYg633sv
– Civil Guard 🇪🇸 (@guardiacivil) December 8, 2021
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.
Aspect of the road between Santiago de la Espada and Pontones this afternoon after the snowfall that affected the head of the Segura today. Snow that has taken place at elevations above 1400 meters above sea level #SantiagoPontones#SierradeSegura#Jaén 📷Angel Garcia pic.twitter.com/c31uX4MWIp
– MeteoChat SE (@MeteoChatSE) December 2, 2021
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.
The firefighters of the @DPZaragoza have rescued throughout this Sunday the occupants of four cars that had left the road in the port of #Baztanes, in Zaragoza @ comarca5villasDue to the accumulation of snow on the road, it was about 40 centimeters. pic.twitter.com/uXxoOKsiG4
– Cope Zaragoza (@CopeZaragoza) December 5, 2021
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.