The weather. Madrid, on alert for snow this Thursday: these will be the most affected areas
Today, Thursday, January 7, the entire
Community of Madrid
remains on alert for
Municipalities like Aranjuez, already woke up with a few inches of
has been moving from the south of the region and by noon there are already many towns where it is
, including the
The wave of cold and snow that the
brings with it
will last for the next few days and it is expected that on Saturday up to 20 centimeters of
accumulated snow will
Almeida: "Madrid is prepared for the expected 20 cm of snow"
Given the snowfall that has been taking place in
since noon, José Luis Martínez Almeida, mayor of the capital, has assured that the city is prepared for the
20 centimeters of snow
expected for this Saturday, although he has admitted that it will be a picture " practically unknown "that will put the capital in" great difficulties ".
In statements on Antena 3, Almeida explained that both the city and the Community of Madrid have already
activated their respective emergency plans in the event of
the expected snowfall, and in the capital more than 350,000 kilos of salt and 75,000 liters of brine have already been spread .
The Community of Madrid provides accommodation and shelters for minors, vulnerable families and homeless people in the face of the snowstorm
Community of Madrid
has held today at the headquarters of the Madrid 112 Security and Emergency Agency (ASEM 112) a meeting of the Territorial Plan of Civil Protection of the Community of Madrid.
The purpose of it has been to coordinate the response of the administrations and the Security and Emergency bodies to the
cold and snowstorm
that will last during the coming days, which has led the regional government to activate, from 00: 00 today,
alert level 1 of
the Winter Inclement Plan 2020-2021, which involves restricting vehicle access to recreational areas and certain mountain passes in the region, among other measures.
On the other hand, the Community of Madrid has set up
accommodation and shelters for minors, vulnerable families and homeless people to
face the cold and snow storm.
The 2020-2021 Winter Inclement Plan of the Community of Madrid is made up of 1,865 professionals and almost 3,500 volunteers, with 732 vehicles -57 snow plows- and 2 helicopters.
In addition, 4,000 tons of salt are prepared for these days.
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