UPDATE: 200-400 mm of rainfall possible in eastern Spain today and tomorrow – major flooding possible!

Torrential rainfall is expected across parts of eastern Spain over the next 24-36 hours. Major flooding is likely. Various model guidance is in good agreement on torrential rainfall across parts of eastern Spain over the next 24-36 hours. In response to the cutoff low moving southwards across the western Iberian peninsula strong easterly to northeasterly flow develops over the western Mediterranean. Warm, very moist air will push into the coastal area, leading to buildup of convective instability. Additionally, orographic lift will enhance conditions for torrential rainfall. Convective and orographic rainfall is expected through persistent training thunderstorms: locally over 200 mm and possibly close to or even over 400 mm will accumulate over the next 24 to 36 hours, There is … Continue reading UPDATE: 200-400 mm of rainfall possible in eastern Spain today and tomorrow – major flooding possible!