Frost in Alicante as temperatures fall to -5.7°C
Night-time temperatures have begun to fall sharply, with mountains in the interior of Alicante registering -5.7°C on Sunday.
Frost has hit the province of Alicante over the weekend, following an abnormal week of temperatures that peaked at 27°C in Alicante city last Tuesday.
Valleys and mountains in the interior of Alicante have seen the lowest temperatures – the Alto Vinalopó comarca behind Alcoi and Elda registered -4°C in the early hours of today (Monday).
The coldest temperature were recorded on Sunday morning – -5.7°C – in the Foia Ampla de Mariola region of the Serra de Mariola mountains.
See photographs provided by Alicante University’s climate lab below.
It also comes as a gota fría event of heavy rain is predicted to hit the Valencian Community from Thursday this week – read more here.