Due to the forecasts that the Meteorology Statal Agency (AEMET) has issued on the stormy Gloria that will be accompanied by strong winds, rain and snow and that will affect the peninsula, especially the Mediterranean and eastern part of Castilla la Mancha and that may affect road traffic, the General direction of traffic He advises the return of the weekend to Saturday, to avoid possible incidents that may occur on the road.
The most adverse weather events are expected for Sunday and Monday, so it is important to plan the trips taking this situation into account.
Snow forecast on Sunday, January 19
In addition to the local and local roads that may be affected by this phenomenon, high-capacity roads and highways could also present complications.
In the event that the displacements that have to be made pass through any of the roads included in the areas with snowfall warning, the conditions of the trip can be affected by possible actions on the road in order to guarantee fluidity and safety vial at all times:
- Restrictions on the circulation of heavy vehicles.
- Traffic restrictions on other vehicles that do not have winter tires or chains.
- Limit the speed of movement and prohibit overtaking.
- Total preventive cuts and bagging.
- Mandatory follow-up of alternative diversions.
It is recommended that caution be exercised when traveling through the areas and roads affected by this forecast, as well as having adequate means and equipment to travel safely.
Road users should pay attention to the signaling on the variable message panels and to the indications of the Civil Guard Traffic Group agents.
To allow the passage of road and snowplow vehicles, it is very important that you drive in a convoy and leave the left lane free.
The General Directorate of Traffic will report the traffic situation through the media, especially in newsletters on radio stations, on social networks: Twitter @DGTes and @informacionDGT; in his web page www.dgt.es and on the phone 011.