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Activated the YELLOW level by rain, wind and coastal in the geographical area of 鈥嬧媡he Guadalent韓 Valley, Lorca and 脕guilas as of this afternoon (02/12/2019)

According to information received from the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), they announce notices for Adverse Meteorological Phenomenon, at the YELLOW level for rains, winds and coastal areas in the geographical area of 鈥嬧媡he Guadalent韓 Valley, Lorca and Aguilas as of this afternoon.

The intensity and persistence of rainfall will occur especially in the coastal area.

For rains from 3:00 p.m., today December 2, 2019, until Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 00:00 a.m., being able to record an accumulated rainfall in an hour of 25 mm and with a probability of 40 % -70%.

By wind, with maximum gusts of 80 km / h, from tomorrow Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 00:00 hours to 18:00 hours, with a probability of 40% -70%, of northeast component.

As for coastal phenomena from 00:00 hours on Tuesday, December 3 until 00:00 hours on Thursday, December 4, 2019, a 40% -70% chance, with north and northeast wind force 7 and 3 meter waves.

During the rainy season, from 00:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 3, until Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 00:00 a.m., 100 mm can accumulate during that period, so AEMET has issued ORANGE level notice for said period with a probability between 10% -40%.

In these situations, it is very important to keep an eye on the official information transmitted through the radio stations and other media, and follow the instructions given.

For this orange-level warning, the Special Civil Protection Plan has been activated for a few hours since the City of Lorca against the Risk of Floods in the Municipality of Lorca (INUNLOR) and in which all affected municipal services have been informed in this type of phenomena.

In general, the prevention measures to be taken are:

In your home

路 Remove from the outside of the house, those objects that can be dragged by the water.

路 Check, from time to time, the state of the roof, that of the water drains of buildings and the nearby drains.

路 Place important documents and, above all, dangerous products, in those places in the house where the possibility of deterioration due to moisture or spillage is less.


路 Do not park vehicles or camp in dry channels, or at the riverbank, to avoid being surprised by a sudden flood of water or by a flood.

路 If you have to travel, try to drive, preferably, on main roads and highways.

路 Do not drive with your vehicle through trough areas that may be affected by a flood and do not cross the sections that are flooded, the force of water can drag and float the vehicle.

路 If you are in the countryside, you have to get away from rivers, torrents and low areas of hillsides and hills, to avoid being surprised by a sudden flood of water or by a flood.

Another series of measures must also be taken into account, such as:

路 Stay permanently informed through radio and other media, weather forecasts and road conditions, in addition to the general situation of what is happening.


路 Prevention measures help reduce the damage that can result from disasters.

路 In case of emergency, knowing some self-protection guidelines, helps to make decisions that can favor both your safety and that of others.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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