Cabildo bans mountain activities until further notice for duration of heatwave

Cabildo bans mountain activities until further notice for duration of heatwave

Update 11 August 5pm: Meanwhile, the Cabildo has banned firemaking activities in the mountains, including BBQs, fireworks, agricultural burning, or any machinery that could cause sparks. The ban will remain in place beyond the Met Office’s alerts, which officially end (at present) tomorrow evening.

The Cabildo said that it will be lifted only when the weather cools down and the “extreme risk” of firest fires has been reduced. Meanwhile, it begged the public to avoid the mountain areas over the next few days, and if travel to those areas is unavoidable, to use only main roads.  C24H

Meanwhile, the Cabildo has banned firemaking activities in the mountains, including BBQs, fireworks, agricultural burning, or any machinery that could cause sparks. The ban will remain in place beyond the Met Office’s alerts, which officially end (at present) tomorrow evening.
The Cabildo said that it will be lifted only when the weather cools down and the “extreme risk” of firest fires has been reduced. Meanwhile, it begged the public to avoid the mountain areas over the next few days, and if travel to those areas is unavoidable, to use only main roads.

Update 11 August: Aemet has put Tenerife on Yellow Alert today for temperatures up to 34º, rising to Orange Alert for temperatures up to 37º on Thursday. At the moment, the alerts are running until 7pm on Thursday. Aemet

Original post 9 August: Aemet has forecast the possibility of a calima in the south of Tenerife tomorrow, with temperatures up to around 30º, rising slightly on Wednesday, and worse at altitude. C24H

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