The heavy snowfall that hit Spain a number of days in the past nonetheless lies heavy throughout a lot of the nation as this Copernicus Sentinel-Three satellite tv for pc picture reveals.
Whereas the concept of snuggling beneath a blanket within the chilly winter months could be very interesting, the blanket that covers half of Spain will not be remotely comforting. This satellite tv for pc picture, captured on 12 January at 11:40 CET, reveals how a lot of the nation remains to be going through hazardous circumstances following the snow that fell on the weekend – the heaviest snowfall the nation has had in 5 a long time.
Storm Filomena hit Spain over the weekend, protecting a big a part of the nation in thick snow. Madrid one of many worst affected areas (see satellite tv for pc picture), was dropped at a standstill with the airport having to be closed, trains cancelled and roads blocked.
Folks in central Spain are struggling as a deep freeze follows the heavy snow. Yesterday, the temperature plunged to –25°C in Molina de Aragón and Teruel, in mountains east of Madrid – Spain’s coldest night time for at the very least 20 years.
Copernicus Sentinel-Three is a two-satellite mission. Every satellite tv for pc carries a set of cutting-edge devices to measure systematically Earth’s oceans, land, ice and ambiance to observe and perceive large-scale international dynamics. For instance, with a swath width of 1270 km, the ocean and land color instrument, which acquired the 2 tiles for this picture, supplies international protection each two days.