Sunday spent by water in the province of Alicante. The strong rains that have fallen since early in the morning have left records of more than 50 liters per square meter, some in a very short period of time, in some observatories of the Vega Baja and the Baix Vinalopó. In addition, in localities such as Torrevieja u Orihuela it has been produced flooding in some streets.
According to the accumulated precipitation until 3:30 p.m. of the AEMET networks and the Segura Hydrographic Confederation, the observatory of the Alicante-Elche airport it has registered 50.5 liters per square meter; Pilar de la Horadada 41,5; Orihuela 37,4; Jávea 31,4; Rojales 31; Alicante capital 25,4; Pinoso 24.4 and Villena 17.
Accumulated precipitation TODAY until 15:30, AEMET networks and @chsriosegura:
Alicante-Elche Airport: 50.5
Pilar de la Horadada: 41.5
Jávea / Xàbia: 31.4
Alicante / Alacant: 25.4
Pinoso / el Pinós: 24.4
– AEMET_C. Valenciana (@AEMET_CValencia) March 7, 2021
The showers, which have advanced in the province from south to north, have had a very strong intensity. In towns in the Vega Baja, these heavy rains have flooded and flooded some streets, such as Torrevieja. In this municipality, they have registered 40 liters per square meter, of which 30 have been produced in just one hour. In fact, the streets near Los Locos beach have gone down like a river, something that has also occurred in Orihuela.
What a way to rain! We already have more than 40 liters per square meter registered in #Torrevieja of which just over 30 have been registered in a single hour. The streets go down like rivers in the Los Locos beach area. Video: Santi and Deih. pic.twitter.com/3D0guASAQC
– Mastral Project (@ProyectoMastral) March 7, 2021
From the Laboratory of Climatology of the University of Alicante remember that it is not necessary for it to rain too much in these areas for a problem to occur, due to the high urbanization and the occupation of floodplains.
In principle, the day on Sunday will continue with general rains while this Monday and Tuesday there will be a more variable environment, with probable showers or some very irregular storm. According to the AEMET, for tomorrow, Monday, a cloudy or covered sky is expected rainfall, locally strong or persistent; in the afternoon in the form of showers. Temperatures with little change. North component wind, moderate in the north coast and weak in the rest.