Canarian Government issues alert for high winds

Photo: Gobcan.

Updated 23 March: Well it rained, and it blew … and up in the caldera, around the observatory, it was like this! Teide is a whiteout at the moment.

Original post 22 March: The Canarian Government’s Security and Emergency Board has declared an alert for gales in Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, and Gran Canaria from this evening. The decision was taken as a result of Aemet’s forecast of NE winds turning to northerlies tomorrow lunchtime averaging up to 60 Km/h gusting to over 120 Km/h, most intense around the coasts, in medianías, and especially at altitude.  

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