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The storm of rain, wind and snow that hits Spain complicates site visitors this Friday morning on 34 roads within the nation, most of them in Asturias and Castilla y León, provinces with a number of roads at purple degree attributable to snowfall, as reported the General Directorate of Traffic (DGT). Of these thirty roads affected, three are predominant: the DGT recommends touring with particular warning on the A-1 on the peak of Somosierra (Madrid) and Santo Tomé del Puerto (Segovia), and on the AP-6 and the AP- 61 in El Espinar (Segovia).

The purple alert prevents the circulation of vehicles and articulated automobiles on two sections of the Northern Highway (A-1) within the province of Segovia: between La Rades and Boceguillas (from kilometer 96 to 118); additionally between the Community of Madrid and Cerezo de Abajo (between kilometer 90 and 101). The AP-6 and AP-61 highways between El Espinar and Hontoria and between San Rafael and Villacatín, in Segovia, are in the identical scenario; in addition to the N-VI between the Community of Madrid and Navas de San Antonio (Segovia) and the N-110 between Arcones and Aldehuela.

In Asturias there are 95.5 kilometers in purple degree attributable to snow. Storm Nelson has additionally left important impacts within the Andalusian area of Sierra Morena, the place a number of roads have been closed to site visitors throughout the morning.

The overflowing of a stream within the city of Guadalmez (Ciudad Real) has compelled the railway line that connects Ciudad Real to Badajoz to be lower. According to sources from the 112 emergency service, the incident occurred at 7:50 a.m., at kilometer 4 of the CR-4145 freeway, the place swimming pools of water had been detected that led to the closure of the railway line. Only one practice has been affected, which has been capable of reverse safely. Travelers have been transported by different means to their vacation spot. Adif has additionally communicated the suspension of rail site visitors between the stations of El Pedroso and Llerena (Badajoz) as a result of fall of a tree and stones.

The storm claimed the lives of 4 individuals on Thursday: a person and a lady in Asturias, who died after falling into the ocean and being swept away at two totally different factors on the coast; and a 16-year-old teenager and a 30-year-old man in Tarragona: the boy, who had gone into the water, couldn’t get out and the person jumped in to attempt to save him. Both died.

Two people walk next to the wall of Ávila this Friday, under the snow.
Two individuals stroll subsequent to the wall of Ávila this Friday, below the snow.RAÚL SANCHIDRIÁN (EFE)

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The 112 of Andalusia has counted throughout the morning of this Friday, till 1:00 p.m., 100 incidents attributable to the storm on this group; The majority (40) have been recorded within the province of Seville, within the Sierra Norte area, attributable to partial flooding of properties and accumulation of swimming pools of water on secondary roads, overflowing of streams and water channels or stone falls. In Córdoba and Jaén, round fifteen actions by firefighters or emergency groups have additionally been recorded.

In Seville, the SE-7102 roads in San Nicolás del Puerto and the SE-5405 in Castilblanco de los Arroyos remained closed to site visitors at noon, and there have been site visitors issues on the SE-3410 in Gerena, the SE-3411 in Guillena, the A-432 in El Pedroso and SE-9025 in Alcalá del Río. In the Sierra Morena of Seville, ten households have been evacuated preventively from a campsite in Cazalla de la Sierra.

The wind has prompted bushes to fall in a number of streets within the metropolis of Seville. And the overflowing of the Salado stream retains the CO-4207 freeway, which connects the cities of Montilla and Montalbán, in Córdoba, closed. In Huelva, the rain has affected site visitors on the A-5054 because it passes by Isla Cristina and landslides on the N-435 in Almonaster la Real, as has occurred on the CA-6101 in Bornos (Cádiz) and within the CA-6105 in Arcos de la Frontera.

In Granada, entry to the Alhambra has been closed as a result of gale. In town of Jaén, firefighters have intervened when bushes, awnings, gutters and metallic sheets fell on a number of streets, with no experiences of accidents.