File photograph of rough seas on the coast. / SALVADOR SALAS

Yellow weather warning activated for three-metre-high waves this Thursday

The Aemet alert also forecasts wind gusts up to gale force 7 and covers the Costa del Sol, Malaga city and the Axarquía coasts

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A major change in the weather is blowing into Malaga province this week with rough seas on the coast, gale force winds and the possibility of rain in sight.

In fact, Spain’s State Meteorology Agency (Aemet) has activated yellow weather warnings on the Costa this Thursday, 18 November, due to the possibility of strong winds and high waves.

Specifically, the alert affects Malaga city, the Costa del Sol and the Axarquía coast where waves of up to three-metres high and an easterly wind of gale force 7 are expected. The warnings will be activated at 3.00 am in the morning and they will remain in place until 24 hours, according to Aemet.

On the western coast of Malaga province, cloudy or overcast skies are expected on Thursday with rain that could be locally strong and accompanied by storms. Regarding temperatures, the minimums will continue to rise while the maximums will remain unchanged or decrease slightly.