It is a mixed bag of weather for this weekend with everything from rain to sunshine. First, the good news. Beautiful clear skies and sunshine is being forecast for Sunday with a rise in temperatures.
Storms and “abnormal heat” will dominate the next few days in Mallorca according to the Balearic delegate of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), Bernat Amengual.
While the temperatures are currently not forecast to drop significantly in the Balearics, the level of humidity is going to continue high with isolated heavy storms expected today and over the next week.
The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has reported that last night was another tropical night in Minorca, Ibiza and especially in Mallorca.
The Saharan dust which has been covering the skies for the past days is forecast to turn to mud later today and fall as rain across Mallorca and other parts of the Balearics.
The holiday season has started on Mallorca and the sun is shining.
January in the Balearics was 0.7 degrees colder than usual. The Aemet met agency’s January report points to an average temperature of 9.6C, with the lowest average – 9.4C – having been in Mallorca.
The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) today activated the yellow alert for extreme cold in some areas of Mallorca.
Drivers in Mallorca had to defrost their cars this morning after temperatures dropped below freezing over Wednesday night.
After an unusually wet and warm end to last year, November was one of the wettest in recent years and December one of the warmest, the sun is back out in Mallorca and so are the people. I know there is a good chance that some rain, or even snow, may have fallen on the island by the time you read this…
It’s 17 degrees and very windy in Palma with a mixture of sunshine and showers, evening thunderstorms and a low of 9.
It was bitter cold in the Serra de Tramuntana last night. At dawn this morning there was a light dusting of snow on Puig Major, the first snowflakes this year.
I go down on the street, Where the wild wind’s blowing, Here comes a hurricane.” This last line was followed by a powerful symphonic sweep and Charlie Burchill’s crashing guitar. The hurricane was introduced in the second verse of the first and title track of Simple Minds’ ‘Street Fighting Years’.
Cala Ratjada was hit by a freak hail storm this morning which covered the ground like snow and caused some alarm. The Palma Met Office had to issue a communique underlining the fact that it was hail and not snow. Local residents said that they had never seen anything like it.
It’s a miserable rainy day in Palma with scattered showers and thunderstorms, a high of 23 and a low of 12.