Mon. Dec 16th, 2019

The yellow wind warning continues after gusts of up to 118 km / h – La Provincia


With gusts of wind up to 118 kilometers per hour in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, which shook the sand of the Dunes of Maspalomas, the yellow warning of the Aemet hit the Archipelago yesterday. The prediction is maintained for the fifth consecutive day, and in the same areas as only a small strip in the north of Gran Canaria escapes this warning. From Friday a tonic is maintained that could change tomorrow Wednesday, date in which the forecast is, at the moment, of less strong winds.

As for possible rainfall, Aemet indicates that the north and east of Gran Canaria will be covered with weak rains that will mainly affect medium and high areas, while in the southwest it will be little cloudy in general.

On the prediction of the wind, it will blow from the moderate to strong northeast, being more intense on peaks and slopes of the northwest and southeast, where gusts of up to 70 kilometers per hour could occur, far from yesterday's maximum of 118 kilometers per hour in The southern municipality. On southwest coasts, meanwhile, the breezes will be weaker.

On the other hand, in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura there will be cloudy intervals, tending to cloudy or clear in the afternoon.

Light rain

The big difference between the last days and those of the middle of last week is the amount of rainfall. And yesterday, the highest index in Gran Canaria was the three liters fallen in Valleseco, while Pájara changed its usual sun by 5.5 liters, the largest figure in the Archipelago. Meanwhile, in the previous dates the medians and the Summit of Gran Canaria reached records exceeding 40 liters per square meter.

The cold will not give a truce in the next few hours since the temperatures will undergo few changes or a slight rise in the maximum. In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria they will be between 24 degrees maximum and 20 degrees minimum.

This Monday the maximum was in Maspalomas with 26.1 degrees Celsius, by 25'9 of Mogán and 25.4 of La Aldea. The minimums were again in the middle and Summit with the 5.8 of Vega de San Mateo and 7.3 in Cruz de Tejeda, figures similar to those of the previous days. In the capital the minimum of yesterday was 17 Tafira, by 19.4 of San Cristóbal.

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