Tenerife remains on alert for high winds

Update 14 April: Tenerife will remain on orange alert throughout tomorrow for high winds at altitude, Aemet has announced. The highest winds are still expected in La Orotava and Villaflor, while mid-altitude will be on yellow alert with gusts up to 80 kilometres per hour. Rain is also expected, with some heavy downpours. Teide could well be snow covered again, with snow above 2,000 metres forecast. C7

Original Post 12 April: Aemet has established a yellow increasing to orange alert for high south-easterly winds on Tuesday in La Orotava and Vilaflor. The yellow alert has been set in place from midnight tonight (Monday) for gusts in the area of up to 80 km per hour, and increased to orange alert from 1pm Tuesday for gusts up to 90 kms per hour. The alert will last until midnight Tuesday.

There will be bad weather in general for the whole of the Canaries, however, with a week of rain and winds thanks to an Atlantic front which will bring moderate rain with strong squalls from today until 19 April. The front is expected to affect the south and west of the archipelago in the main. C24H, DA

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