🔴 Storm Bernard brings heavy rain and wind to Spain.
Storm Bernard started in the late afternoon on 22 October and became most intense by the early evening. A man in Huelva died when his vehicle overturned during a landslide in Trigueros. Another person was injured when a tree fell in Moguer in Huelva, as well as three others in Granada city after a tree toppled in the gardens of the Alhambra.
Most of Sunday's emergency callouts for help were triggered by strong wind gusts and mainly in the province of Seville, where there were 550, according to 112 Andalucía. People called for help due to fallen branches, broken cables, flying street furniture and advertising boards, blocked roads and flooding.
In at least 20 provinces in 11 autonomous communities, alert phase yellow or with significant risk (orange) is in force for wind, heavy rain and waves, according to the forecast of the State Meteorological Office.
The Atlantic squall is moving across the mainland from the southwest. An orange alert will apply in Cadiz and Huelva for wind, which will also pose a significant risk to coastal phenomena. Winds will trigger code yellow for Córdoba, Granada, Jaén, Málaga, Seville, Zaragoza, Mallorca, Ávila, Burgos, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Guadalajara, Toledo, Badajoz, Cáceres, Navarra, Álava and Madrid.
Code yellow is activated in Málaga, Cantabria, Guipuzcoa and Biscay on the peninsula, as well as in Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, La Gomera, El Hierro and Tenerife. Code orange is in force on La Palma.