The Canaries are suspending classes this Monday due to the arrival of a tropical cyclone.
Meanwhile, the Canary Island government has decided to suspend school activities for Monday due to the impact of Tropical Cyclone Ten on the islands. Cape Verde and the African coast, which will bring the archipelago’s heaviest rainfall in decades, according to regional president Angel Victor Torres.
The Canaries’ chief executive coordinated a meeting with the islands’ councils this afternoon after a maximum warning was issued for heavy rain, wind and flooding from tonight until Monday morning.
The state meteorological agency has forecast more than 150 liters of water per square meter in the western islands and parts of Gran Canaria between Saturday and Monday.
Torres pointed out that currently, the hurricane’s track indicates that the “core” of this tropical depression will not affect the Canary Islands, although it will have serious effects on the islands, especially La Gomera, El Hierro, La Palma, Tenerife and Gran Canaria And the rain will be heavy.
The President said that there could be a condition at airports, although in principle it should not be in maritime transport.
“It’s something unknown.”The president said, recalling Tropical Storm Delta in 2005, which, unlike Teng, was characterized by more wind than rain, which would have brought significant rainfall.
Technicians indicated at a press conference that Sunday would be a “difficult day” and advised against any non-essential trips.
Torres asked all Canarians to be careful and avoid all possible movements and announced All activities are suspendedMajor events and sporting events.
About the football match Las Palmas Granada Scheduled for Sunday in the capital of Gran Canaria, it has been announced that it is expected to be suspended, although the decision rests with the city council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the council of the island.
The president of the Canary Islands on Monday called for remote work to be promoted.
Sunday and Monday will be the busiest days, so don’t count on a little rain on Saturday, as heavy rain is expected on Sunday and Monday, when conditions are forecast to start dying down at the last minute. .
Tropical Cyclone Ten It has formed between the Cape Verde Islands and the African coast and is moving north at about 15 kilometers per hour, according to the state weather agency.
Although it will not affect the Canary Islands, according to the latest figures, widespread, heavy and prolonged rain will fall with storms over the weekend and on Monday.
Rain is expected from Saturday afternoon, which may occur Accumulates up to 60 liters per square meter To many places in the Western Isles within 12 hours.
Rainfall is expected to increase on Sunday, which can be very heavy (up to 30 liters per square meter in one hour) accumulating 100 liters per square meter every 12 hours, with the exception of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, where up to 40 liters per square meter fall. square meters every 12 hours.
This precipitation will continue into the early part of Monday 26th and begin to taper off in the afternoon.
The western islands and parts of Gran Canaria are expected to receive more than 150 liters per square meter of water during these three days.
Although no wind or sea storms are expected, strong to strong southerly winds are expected in the western islands, as well as rough seas with waves around two meters in the same area.
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