April 22, 2021

Some 65 homes evacuated in Tenerife by the swell – La Provincia

Some 65 homes evacuated in Tenerife by the swell - La Provincia

A total of sixty-five homes have been evicted because of the strong waves in a building in Mesa del Mar, on the coast of the Tenerife municipality of Tacoronte, which adds to the 39 people evacuated from their homes last night of two Garachico buildings, has reported the Emergency Coordinating Center 112, although the waves are expected to return throughout the afternoon.

The mayor of Tacoronte, Álvaro Dávila, has confirmed that there has been no injured and has indicated that the municipal sports center has been enabled in case there were people in need of a roof, although it does not seem likely to be a building largely used as a second home.

The waves They broke glass to the second floor of the building, built on the same coast, and have been evacuated the homes facing the sea to the fourth floor, explained the mayor.

In GarachicoAccording to sources from 112, the situation is quieter than last night and some emergency resources have already been withdrawn.

In that locality on the north coast, 39 people were evacuated from two buildings and the waves broke the balcony of a third floor, reported the Energency Coordinating Center 112, which has indicated that there are no injuries in any of the incidents.

All the islands are in an alert situation due to waves decreed by the Government of the Canary Islands, and in the north of Tenerife the orange warning is kept by the Meteorology Statal Agency for now until 3:00 pm local time.

The bad sea has caused problems to a sailboat to reach the coast in the area of ​​El Palmar, and has been towed and accompanied by a private boat and by Maritime Rescue until the Los Cristianos Pier, without his crew member needing healthcare.

The surf It has also caused incidences in Adeje, south of Tenerife, where the waves broke the window of a hotel restaurant where several people dined and were evacuated without any injury.

The sea also dragged a badly parked car in the town of Bajamar, in the municipality of The lagoon, and another one in Cross port.


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