The Directorate General for Security and Emergencies of the Canary Islands Government has declared a wind alert on the summits of La Palma and the north of Tenerife from midnight on Tuesday. The forecast is for wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres per hour, mainly affecting the northwest slope and summits, as well as the area of El Paso, on La Palma.
In addition, the Canary Islands government has declared a pre-alert situation for the same date in La Gomera and El Hierro, which is expected to affect mainly the peaks and the northwest and southeast slopes.
WEATHER WARNING: RECOMMENDATIONS
In view of this meteorological situation, the Government of the Canary Islands recommends that the affected municipalities make provision for the signposting of areas at risk of landslides, guarantee the prevention of fires and the rapid deployment of resources to extinguish them.
Also, to monitor scaffolding, cranes and other construction site elements, as well as non-permanent installations such as tents, and to secure urban furniture, rubbish containers and any other object that could cause an accident.
THE FORECAST FOR MONDAY
The weather forecast for tomorrow indicates that there will be cloudy intervals, tending towards cloudy or overcast skies throughout the day, according to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).
There will also be probable rainfall, generally weak, mainly during the second half of the day, especially in the late hours in La Palma and El Hierro, when it is not ruled out that they may be locally moderate or persistent.
Temperatures will remain unchanged or rise slightly and thermometers will range from a maximum of 27 degrees Celsius to a minimum of 21 degrees Celsius.