75% chance of rain during October ‘puente’ long weekend
Spain’s Met Office (AEMET) has predicted rain for this coming long weekend from 9-12 October.
Friday 9th October is a holiday in Spain’s Valencian Community, celebrating the day King James I conquered Valencia from Moorish rule.
Monday, 12th October is a national holiday in Spain celebrating the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas.
If you live in Spain’s Valencian Community (Alicante, Valencia, Castellón) this means a four-day long weekend.
But AEMET has predicted 65% chance of rain on Saturday and 75% chance of rain for Sunday.
Monday has a 45% chance of rain, according to the prediction for Denia on the Costa Blanca.
Benidorm also has rain predicted for Saturday (55%) and Sunday (75%).
Torrevieja in the south of Alicante also has rain predicted for Saturday (25%) and Sunday (75%).
Snow is also predicted for altitudes above 1,600m.