València (EFE).- The maximum temperatures left this Wednesday, the feast of the Virgen del Pilar, records close to or above 25 degrees in much of the Valencian Community, among which the 27 degrees recorded in the city of Elx in Alicante.
This municipality marked the highest temperature in the Valencian Community, with 27.3 degrees, a day when showers and locally strong or persistent thunderstorms were expected in the south of Valencia and north of Alicante, and temperatures with little change in general.
MAXIMUM REGISTRATION IN ALICANTE
According to the records of the National Meteorological Agency (Aemet) of the province of Alicante, maximum temperatures above 25 degrees were also recorded in the city of Alicante (26.7); at El Altet airport (25.6) and Rojales (25.3).
Instead, thermometers hit 24.1 degrees in Orihuela; on the 23rd, at Pinoso; 21.6 in Villena and 20.6 in Alcoi.
VALENCIA, HIGHS ABOVE 20 DEGREES
In the province of Valencia, the highest maximum was recorded in Llíria, with 25 degrees, followed by the capital, with 24.7; Chelva, with 24.5, and the towns of Xàtiva and Manises, with 24.4.
Turís scored 23.4 degrees; Polinyà del Xúquer, 23.1; Utiel, 22.7; Jalance, 22.6; Ontinyent, 21.4, and Fontanar dels Alforins, 20.6 degrees.
CASTELLON, BELOW 20 DEGREES
In the province of Castellón, the maximum was recorded in Castelló de la Plana, with 24.1 degrees, followed by Segorbe, with 22.3, but in most of this territory the thermometers did not exceed 20 degrees .
This is the case of Morella, who stayed with 19.3 degrees; Vilafranca del Cid, which did not exceed 19, or Castellfort, whose maximum this holiday Wednesday was 15.9 degrees.
END OF RAIN ALERT
The provinces of Alicante and Valencia have been at the yellow alert level this Wednesday due to rainfall, although in the last hours the Aemet has deactivated all the alerts activated in the Community.
The precipitation left 27.9 liters per square meter in four hours in Xàbia (Alicante), and 11.2 l/m2 were also collected in Gata de Gorgos and 11.1 l/m2 in Poble Nou de Benitatxell, both north of the province of Alicante, according to data from the Valencian Meteorological Agency (Avamet) collected by the Generalitat Emergencies.