Arona Council issues report on Los Cristianos building collapse

Arona Ayuntamiento has announced that it can now release the results of two technical reports on the causes of the collapse of the building in Los Cristianos in which seven people died in April last year. The council says that it commissioned the reports in May from Atlante, a forensic analysis company, and from the Instituto Técnico de Materiales y Construcciones (INTEMAC). The two reports, numbering more than a thousand pages, were handed over…

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Winter 2016-17 season weather

Photo: Peter Louer Updated 14 February: It looks as though a little more rain is coming our way, with Aemet issuing a yellow alert in south, west and east Tenerife, and a DGSE pre-alert in place as well, from midnight tonight. Rainfall is expected to be moderate, heavy in places, and occasional chubascos (squalls). Updated 13 February: The Canarian Government’s DGSE (Security & Emergencies Board) has lifted its alerts for winds, rain,…

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