A number of severe weather warnings are in place across the region, as storm Ana makes her presence felt.
In the Canaries, a yellow weather alert for strong winds and heavy rains has been issued for today for the western islands, including the north of Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Many of the warnings extend into tomorrow.
An amber weather warning for rough seas and strong winds has been issued for the Costa Blanca, with Alicante expected to be hit by storm force 8 winds and waves of up to 3 to 4 metres in height.
And an amber weather warning for rough seas and strong winds has been issued for Catalonia, with Barcelona expected to be hit by storm force 8 winds and waves of up to 4 to 5 metres in height.
People are being advised to avoid coastal areas, and not to bathe in the seas.
Across the country red weather alerts are in place in Castilla y Leon and Cantabria for snow, storm force winds and heavy rain.
Virtually the entire Spanish mainland is under a blanket orange alert for high winds.
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