Just a few days ago, the haze and suspended dust from the desert filled everything. Images that will remain in the memory with orange skies and everything dirty, so much so that it is likely that this new haze will catch many without having cleaned the accumulated dirt from last week.
Today, Thursday, mud showers are again expected due to the arrival of suspended dust from the desert. A cloud of Saharan dust will arrive from the Balearic Islands and Melilla and will spread across the Mediterranean. A rain of mud that will affect the province of Almeria from today, Thursday, and which is expected to subside by the weekend, at the same time as the rains.
In any case, according to the forecasts, it is unlikely to be as intense as last week.
Since last Friday it has been raining in the Almanzora Valley almost uninterruptedly. After five days, the accumulation of water has caused the Almanzora river and its wadis to rise. And with them, incidents on numerous roads and highways. Landslides and accumulations of water which, although they have not caused personal injury, have caused material damage.
In Macael, the AL.6105 road has been cut off. In the municipality of Purchena, a section of Avenida Almanzora has been closed to traffic due to the continuous landslides. An image, the landslides, which has been repeated in many parts of the region in the last few hours.
For today, Thursday, the Albox Meteorological Station forecasts very cloudy skies and rainfall which may occur at any time of the day and may be locally moderate. The snow level will be around 2,000 metres.
On Friday, during the early morning hours and in the morning, downpours are expected, which could be locally heavy and leave significant totals in the Almanzora Valley. During the afternoon, precipitation is expected to continue in the north of the province and a drop in the snow level to 1800 metres. Temperatures will not exceed a maximum of 11 degrees.
From Saturday onwards, the tendency is for rainfall to gradually decrease, giving way to a few days of more stable weather in the Almanzora Valley.