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Gran Canaria expecting 35º in the shade

Temperatures are expected to reach 35º inland on Gran Canaria today, according to Spanish State Meteorological Agency, AEMET, who report clear blue skies and moderate northeast winds will predominate, with loose breezes at the Summits. At sea north northerly force 3 or 4 winds may occasionally reach force 5 on…

High Temperatures Forecast: Health Department warns of risks from heat

The Canary Islands Government Ministry of Health have issued warnings of potential risk to health from a heatwave in coming days with high temperatures expected to trigger the regional government’s Plan for Prevention of the Effects of High Temperatures on People’s Health that is in force every year from June 1….

Canary Islands Government claims microalgae blooms in Canarian waters are due to “several natural factors and to climate change”

The Canary Islands Government Ministry of Territorial Policy, Sustainability and Security have released a statement saying that the blooms of Trichodesmium erythraeum cyanobacteria (microalgae), also known as Sea Sawdust, being widely reported, often erroneously, in the British press, are due to a series “natural conditions” that have facilitated “a massive proliferation” of…

Orange Advisory: 40° Heatwave and Calima expected for the next few days

  AEMET, The Spanish State Meteorological Agency, has activated a yellow advisory warning today for expected temperatures up to 34° C in the shade, throughout the southern half of Gran Canaria. This will be the beginning of a heatwave that will last until at least Tuesday, with orange advisories issued…

High temperatures all week on Gran Canaria, Yellow advisory for Thursday

With top temperatures already hitting 29º & 30ºC in the shade all this week, the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) has issued a yellow advisory for high temperatures expected particularly this Thursday, July 27 on Gran Canaria with temperatures expected to exceed 34º at the summit, as well as the…

Calima: Heatwave expected to last well into next week, alerts issued

The first proper heat wave of summer 2017 has arrived on Gran Canaria, and is being felt throughout The Canary Islands.  The high temperatures are expected to last well into next week. Calima winds from the east have brought with them a large amount of Saharan dust in the air,…

34º+ in the shade hot weather advisory for Gran Canaria

AEMET, the Spanish State Meteorological Agency, have issued yellow advisories, denoting risk, for maximum temperatures expected on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday morning the north and northeast coasts of Gran Canaria, including the capital Las Palmas, will see some cloud below 300 meters, that looks likely to clear through the…

Yellow Advisory for strong seas and winds

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) have issued a yellow advisory

Sunshine Ahoy! Warm breezes and blue skies

When warning came earlier this week of possible storm weather, we received a call

Storm headed for the Islands this Thursday

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) has warned of a storm front approaching

Gran Canaria Weather up to 30˚ in the shade

As the holiday weekend gets going on Gran Canaria temperatures are starting to rise

Storm weather, and snow at the summits

Winter has left a parting shot with Mount Teide, over on Tenerife, today showing its colder

Gran Canaria Weather: Wind Yellow Advisory

With maximum temperatures having peaked at around 30ºC in the shade this weekend, AEMET

Gran Canaria Spring swelter this weekend

If you have the chance this weekend, head for the beaches to cool down; there is a yellow advisory

Shrove Tuesday blue skies & strong seas

Blue skies predominate on Tuesday throughout the Canaries, with temperatures around 17˚-21˚C

Snow joke, but it did rain in Las Palmas…

There was some rainfall yesterday on all the islands, in some places intense and intermittent.

Gran Canaria expects Showers by Saturday

For Friday the north of the island, cloudy skies generally, with showers expected during the first

Weather: Bright sunny spells with some cloud

Friday afternoon on Gran Canaria has brought predominantly cloudy skies particularly to the north

Weather: Mainly blue skies & sunshine

The Canary Islands have started the week with a little cloud and temperatures

Strong winds warning on Gran Canaria

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) are maintaining a yellow advisory for strong winds

Bright sunshine and southeast winds

The Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) forecast intense winds for today, Three Kings Day

A chill in the air and more Calima

Wednesday has started a little cloudy, with a range of mid-altitude cloud

Intense Saharan Dust over Canary Islands

December 25 across The Canary Islands was marked by intense clouds of Saharan dust

Weather: warnings of strong coastal winds

With storm weather warnings over the western mediterranean, the north and northeast of Gran Canaria

Weather: Hazy skies and clearing cloud

Some cloud over the Canary Islands to start Thursday, forecasts of Calima and a slight rise

Strong winds & rain from South West

Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET have increased their Yellow Advisory

Weather: Autumnal start to the weekend

Thursday 1st of December has begun with sunshine on the south coasts