The forecast of rain and wind force to postpone The Murals of San Isidro to the first weekend of May
The Murals of San Isidro, planned for this weekend, are postponed due to meteorological reasons. They will be held on May 3, 4 and 5.
After studying the latest weather, which provide rain, wind and cold for next weekend, the Department of Culture has decided to postpone this tribute to Miguel Hernández until the first weekend of May.
In spite of having already the elaborated programming, the facades assigned to the artists and the approved sketches, from the City council of Orihuela it has been decided to postpone the new edition of The Murals of San Isidro in sight of the forecast of rain, that would prevent to paint the walls and celebrate the activities planned to be all outdoors.
The Department of Culture requested a report to meteorologist Pedro Gómez Cascales, director of MeteOrihuela, which confirms the high probability of precipitation, especially Friday afternoon and evening and Saturday, as well as gusts of wind up to 45 km / h on Sunday and temperatures of up to 5 degrees.
Faced with this weather forecast, the Department of Culture also has the report of a collegiate engineer responsible for the certification of the facilities planned for this event in which it is ensured that neither rain nor wind alert could be installed or assembled. scenarios for the planned concerts.
The participating painters would also have problems painting with the wet walls and neither could the futsal tournament with the wet track nor MercaDeArte with the expected wind.
Given this situation, from the Department of Culture together with the organizing committee has been forced to postpone the date to the first weekend of May precisely to try to ensure the success of this activity in tribute to Miguel Hernández.