Coldest day in 20 years registered in Spain

Eight cities, including Madrid, at -10 degrees, -25 in Aragon

12 January, 16:11

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, 12 GEN - Record cold temperatures are being registered in Spain. Temperatures plunged to a record low in 20 years in eight cities, including Madrid, with minus 10 degrees Celsius, according to local reports. The provinces of Castilla-La Mancha, Madrid, Castilla y Leon y Aragon on Tuesday had a state of maximum alert, the reports said. The record cold overall affects 41 provinces, or almost the entire country with the exception of the Canary islands.

    The lowest temperature was registered in the city of Bello, Aragon at -25.4 degrees while Madrid registered -13.2.

    The State weather agency Aemet has forecast freezing temperatures until Friday. Tonight could be the coldest not just of the past 20 years but "of many decades", the agency said.

    (ANSAmed).

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