Eleven autonomous communities are in orange weather level due to the ravages of Alex, which is also causing damage in the south of France.

Some pedestrians protect themselves from the rain brought by the storm Álex in Bilbao.

The whole country, except the Canary Islands, is this Friday on alert for the squall Álex that will leave winds of up to 100 kilometers per hour and rains that will accumulate up to 15 liters per square meter in one hour in northern areas, as well as large waves on the coast, up to six meters in the Cantabrian Sea.

Andalusia, Asturias, Balearic Islands, Cantabria, both Castiles, Galicia, Madrid, Basque Country, La Rioja, Valencian Community are in orange weather level due to significant risk of wind, rain and coastal phenomena.

At yellow level, slightly lower to the previous one, there are the communities of Aragon, Catalonia, Extremadura, Murcia, Navarra and the autonomous city of Melilla.

In Madrid will foreseeably reach winds of up to 100 kilometers per hour today on the peaks.

Also in Castile and Leon winds are expected of up to 100 kilometers per hour in the Iberian of Burgos, Soria, León or Zamora, and also in La Rioja.

Likewise, those wind levels will be reached in the Segovia central system, while in Valladolid, #vila and Segovia the gusts will be around 90 kilometers per hour.

On the coast of Alicante the streaks will also be up to 90 kilometers, and also in the interior of Valencia.

In addition, winds of up to 100 kilometers per hour will blow in Castilla-La Mancha, in Albacete, and of up to 90 kilometers in Cuenca and Toledo.

In Andalusia, the gusts will be 90 kilometers per hour in Almería, Granada and Jaén.

On the other hand, they are expected waves of between 5 and 6 meters on the eastern Asturian coast, as well as in the two coastal provinces of the Basque Country (Vizcaya and Guipúzcoa), and in Galicia, in the provinces of La Coruña and Lugo.

In Andalusia, coastal phenomena will leave waves up to 4 meters in Almería and in the Balearic Islands between 4 and 5 meters, with the ports and promenades exposed to the southwest as the most affected areas.

They are also under rain warning communities such as Cantabria, where accumulations of up to 15 liters per square meter are expected in one hour, as well as Navarra and the Basque Country.

Asturias is also added, on alert for rainfall, on whose coast they could accumulate up to 45 liters per square meter by rains in 12 hours.

On the other hand, up to 40 liters per square meter in 12 hours in Galicia, as well as in Aragon, in the Huesca Pyrenees, and also in the Castilian-Leon provinces of León, Zamora, Burgos, Soria and Segovia, and also in Catalonia (Lleida), Navarra and the Basque Country.