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A warning has been issued for holiday-goers as a number of sunny destinations experience freezing temperatures.
Holiday hotspots in Spain I got hit Snow and temperatures below zero.
Snow covered the streets of Malaga and the beaches of Ibiza, and Mallorca was hit by an unusual cold snap.
The Spanish Meteorological Office reported that the weather conditions were caused by the “polar freeze” affecting the country.
Cota 1.300 carretera Puig Major, ara mateix. Temperature: -2’5°C pic.twitter.com/gzPLgwMI7I
– Alberto Darder Roussel ❄🌨 (albertdarder) January 24, 2023
Last night’s temperatures in Sant Joan de la Bretja reached -2, with more snow expected in the affected areas tonight.
Meteorologist Alberto Dardier shared photos of the snowy conditions.
Puig Major, the highest peak on the Spanish island of Majorca, can be seen covered in 40 cm of snow.
M’acaben d’enviar aquesta imatge des del cim del Puig Major: hi ha 40 centímetres de manera uniforme, I despres hi ha moltíssimes zones on el vent ha coordinating parets blanques d’un meter d’altura! pic.twitter.com/H1o5qkDYa3
– Alberto Darder Roussel ❄🌨 (albertdarder) January 25, 2023
Spanish meteorologists warn Emmett: “Rainfall today in the Balearic Islands, snowfall above 850m (until 8 am) Mallorca: 2 Capdepera Lighthouse, 1 Escorca, Son Torrela 1 Colonia de Sant Pere.”