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The month of October starts with an unusual calima episode in the Canary Islands, since this type of suspended Saharian dust is not that common during the autumn season.
If you'll be in Fuerteventura at the end of October, don't miss the chance to participate in the International Blues Festival, which will last for a weekend.
Come to Corralejo to enjoy the authentic atmosphere of the Oktoberfest, in a sunny location, on one of the most incredible islands in the Canaries. There will be three days of animation that will make you live the most famous beer festival in Germany. Selection of beer, music and gastronomy specific to the region of Bavaria.
The rain on Sunday has been really intense in some areas of the Canary Islands, which has caused a lot of canceled flights and even diverted ones, as well as other incidents like landslides, floods and fallen trees.
Aemet Canarias has just announced that, as was expected, storm Hermine had lost strength and it is again classed as a tropical depression instead of a tropical storm.
The National Hurricane Center has issued Advisory no. 4 and warns about heavy rains in the Canary Islands caused by the approach of Tropical Storm Hermine.
Since Friday, September 23, Mogán City Council has started to administer the beach facilities offered in Puerto Rico, after the company that was previously in charge, Puerto Rico SA, removed their beach hammocks and umbrellas.
The NHC has just officially confirmed that Tropical Depression Ten has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine, due to its rapidly intensifying strength.
Canary Islands Government has issued a maximum alert for the archipelago, in the wake of the tropical cyclone that is estimated to form nearby, affecting the islands starting from Saturday and until Monday.
According to information updated by the National Hurricane Center, the chances of a tropical cyclone forming near the Canaries have increased to 70% (yesterday the estimate was at 60%).
Aemet has just announced that today, September 22, an active tropical wave is situated on the coast of Senegal. The National Hurricane Center anticipates that this tropical wave will grow in intensity and it is probable (60%) that it will evolve into a tropical depression in the next 5 days, moving towards north - northwest, between the islands of Cape Verde and the African coast.
Fuerteventura Tourism is attending the IFTM Top Resa (a major B2B travel event) in Paris this week to promote the island of Fuerteventura on the French market, where the director of the area, Jessica de León, has met with the main tour operators and travel agents in the country.
The National Hurricane Center in the United States and the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) have announced that they are monitoring a tropical wave that is moving towards the west coast of Africa and that could lead to the formation of a tropical cyclone, although the possible impact on the Canary archipelago can't be estimated for certain at the moment.
Aemet has extended the yellow warning for rain to cover the entire territory of the Canary Islands archipelago, after it was initially issued only for the islands of La Palma and Tenerife.
The City Council of La Oliva continues betting on eco-tourism. In 2017, the northern municipality was the only one to access ECO-TUR aid, a European program aimed at improving the ecotourism offers in EU regions made up of European local administrations from all over the Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira, and also from other countries such as Cape Verde, Senegal and Mauritania.
The effects of a DANA (Isolated Depression in High Levels) have been felt today in the Canary Islands, especially on the island of Gran Canaria, where heavy rains have caused a lot of incidents.
Open Mall Lanzarote, which is set to become the largest open-air leisure and shopping center on the island, will open its doors to the public on November 11, after a long waiting period.
The town of Arguineguín enjoys from this Friday a completely rehabilitated recreation area and equipped with new services, El Perchel beach.
The Maspalomas-Gran Canaria Tourism Rehabilitation Consortium has put out to tender the supply of sunbeds and umbrellas for the beaches in the area of Maspalomas Costa Canaria, for a value of 600,000 euros, divided into two lots.
The Department of Tourism of the City Council of La Oliva, in collaboration with the Tourist Board of the Island Council of Fuerteventura, has launched a promotional campaign for the 2022 edition of Corralejo Kite Festival.