MADRID, 5 Feb â€“ RIA Novosti. Orange alert level declared in Madrid due to snow, reports on Monday, the State meteorological Agency (AEMET).
Now in the capital of Spain it started to snow.
Departure flights from Madrid Barajas airport delayed for an hour. Experts are cleaning the runways from snow and ice. The single operator of airports in Spain (Aena) recommends that passengers Madrid airport and the airport of El Prat, situated in Barcelona, to specify the time of arrival and departure of flights.
Earlier on Monday, the General Directorate of traffic announced that as a result of snow drifts and icing problems arose 387 on the roads of the country, 56 of them were closed. Road services recommend drivers not to travel without chains or even to travel.