The orange level of anxiety is announced in Madrid due to snowfall, according to the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET).
The departure of flights from the Madrid airport “Barajas” is delayed for an hour. Experts are engaged in cleaning the runways from snow and icing. The single airport operator of Spain (Aena) recommends passengers of Madrid airport, as well as El Prat airport, located in Barcelona, to specify the time of arrival and departure of flights.
Earlier on Monday, the General Directorate of Traffic reported that as a result of snowdrifts and icing problems arose on 387 roads of the country, 56 of them were blocked. Road services recommend that drivers do not leave without chains or even refrain from traveling.