Saturday, September 30, 2023

Weekend with warnings for heat, coastal phenomena and high winds

In August, the yellow warning remains in force in the southern half of Gran Canaria, a situation that has lasted all week and will end again this Saturday in the southern half of the round island Temperatures are around 34 degrees Celsius, while in the rest of the areas no unfavorable phenomena are expected for that day.

This after a Friday on which four weather stations, Tasarte, on another day slightly exceeded 35 degrees Celsius and the maximum value in the archipelago was 37.3 degrees Celsius; in that of Lomo de Pedro Afonso, in the midlands of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, with 35.9; in that of Tejeda with 35.5; and the municipality of Majorero in Antigua, with an afternoon temperature of 35.2 degrees.

This Friday was also marked by an increase in airspeed with gusts of up to 70 kilometers per hour in Izaa, but perhaps the most significant result was the rainfall in Las Canadas del Teide, with 5.2 liters of water per square meter; 4 liters per square meter in Izaa; and 3 liters per square meter in Roque de Los Muchachos.

The forecast for this Saturday calls for temperatures with little change, apart from slight increases on the coasts, heavy haze, and a north wind that will intensify in the afternoon when there will be strong intervals on the south-east and north-west slopes of the mountains. mountainous islands, and inland, the islands of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.

This wind will increase so much that, for this reason, the Aemet activates the yellow warnings for this Sunday, which will be accompanied by coastal phenomena.

In the central plateau in the south and west of Gran Canaria, temperatures will rise again to around 34 degrees Celsius, with little cloudy or clear skies, and a moderate wind will blow from the north-east, but with strong interruptions and very strong gusts on the north-west and south-east slopes of the higher islands and inland areas of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, which will be stronger at the end of the day.

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