Updated 14 July: Aemet has issued another yellow alert for costeros (coastal phenomena) around the whole south Tenerife coast, the second this month (see graphic to the right, click to view full size). The alert, for gale force 7 NE winds bringing wild seas, is in place from 7pm tomorrow and remains in force throughout Tuesday too. Do take care in and near the sea, and please see HERE for official advice on how to stay safe in Tenerife’s waters. Updated 2 July: It’s very telling that there has been nothing of import to post about in the past two months since I opened theREAD MORE

Photo: Adeje Ayuntamiento. Updated 12 July: There is now a list of dogs that are in the Cabildo’s Tierra Blanca refuge after this recovery operation. Details of the ones at Adeje which were in greatest need of urgent veterinary treatment are still to be released. Please have a look HERE if you’ve lost a dog, and if you recognize yours in these images, please contact them – their contact details are at the top of the page (if the link is playing up, just remove the s from the https). Please also share this information as widely as you can to maximise the chances of theseREAD MORE

Photo: Tenerife Cabildo. Updated 11 July 2019: The Armeñime roundabout will open fully to traffic tomorrow, the Tenerife Cabildo has announced today. The Cabildo says that the works, which had a budget of just over €1m, increase safety for vehicles and, with two new bus stops, for users of public transport as well. Updated 14 May 2018: Carreteras says that works on the Armeñime intersection have started today. The Cabildo’s roads department advises that as works progress, so various diversions will be in place, and drivers are asked to be attentive to road signs and possible delays while works are carried out. Updated 15 FebruaryREAD MORE

In the second motorbike fatality in less than a week (see HERE), another rider has died in an accident last night. Emergency services say that they were called out at 11pm with reports that there was a motorcycle accident on the northbound carriageway of the TF1 in the Arico area, but that sadly on arrival ambulance crew could do nothing to assist the rider who had already died from the injuries he had sustained. He was declared dead at the scene, and at present no details have been released about him.READ MORE

The Ballet de Moscú is returning to Tenerife to present its production of Swan Lake next Tuesday 16 July in what is its 30th anniversary year. The video below will give a taste of this magical performance, which will be staged at 9pm in the Auditorio Infanta Leonor in Los Cristianos. Tickets cost €45, and are available online HERE: some tickets will also be available at the door from two hours before the start of the performance.READ MORE

Graphic: IGN. Seismologists say that a seismic cluster has been underway near Vilaflor for the last couple of days with 22 tremors registered, most microtremors, the largest of which was magnitude 2.2 at a depth of 11km north-east of Adeje: the remainder were between magnitudes 0.1 and 1.2 at depths of between 5 and 11 km. IGN has also recorded a mini-cluster of five microtremors off the Güímar coast with magnitudes of 1.5 at depths between 17 and 28km. Experts say they are continuing, as always, to monitor the situation but these clusters at this low level are normal and indeed desirable for an activeREAD MORE