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The Canary Islands are expecting temperatures above 40ºC and calima this Thursday

The Aemet maintains the red warning for extreme heat and forecasts temperatures above 40ºC and calima in the Canary Islands this Thursday.

On Thursday, the Canary Islands can expect another day of scorching heat according to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet). The temperatures are projected to reach 41ºC in the peaks and midlands of Gran Canaria, while the rest of the islands will experience temperatures around 39ºC.

A red warning for maximum temperatures will remain in effect across the archipelago, with the southern peaks and midlands of Gran Canaria experiencing even higher temperatures.

Furthermore, there is a general yellow warning for strong gusts of wind across all the islands except La Gomera, where the warning is upgraded to orange. Additionally, there is a yellow warning for adverse coastal conditions affecting Tenerife, Gran Canaria, La Palma, La Gomera, and El Hierro.


Expect partly cloudy to clear skies, with some medium cloudiness in the mountainous interior of the islands. The presence of Calima, a dusty wind, will be especially noticeable in the midlands and high areas facing south.

Temperatures will rise moderately, with more significant increases in inland regions and southern slopes. Maximum temperatures will reach exceptionally high levels, aligning with the aforementioned warnings in effect for the Canary Islands.

The wind will blow moderately from the northeast, occasionally becoming strong on the southeast and northwest slopes. Throughout the islands, very strong gusts of wind can be expected, prompting a general yellow warning. Towards the end of the day, an orange warning will be in effect for La Gomera due to exceptionally strong gusts.

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