Tuesday has started with bright blue skies and sunshine over most of Gran Canaria, a welcome break from the close and wet weather of last weekend which brought some spectacular rough seas to the western isles.

Spanish State Meteorological Agency, AEMET, forecast a day of transition, weak to moderate rains are expected to reach Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and La Graciosa during the second half of the day, showers which look set to gather strength from the west on Wednesday, particularly on La Palma island, which will be under a yellow advisory (some risk) for strong and persistent rains that are expected to sweep east across the archipelago for the rest of the week.

In fact, strong and persistent squalls are expected on Gran Canaria from Thursday, which may be accompanied by isolated storms and lower temperatures that will also affect Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and La Graciosa.

Black Friday will see more of the same from the early hours of the morning. With cloudy skies and strong showers expected to bring more isolated storm fronts, possibly with some real intensity, according to AEMET, though tending to lose strength through the afternoon

As we head into the weekend the forecast is a return to our more customary blue skies and warm sunshine ☀️

Lows of 12-14C and highs of up to 22C in the shade are predicted.