Calima continues to affect the Canaries on Thursday, as well as heavy rain in La Palma

Published on January 20, 2022
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All the Canary Islands, except for El Hierro, are still on a yellow warning alert this Thursday due to either calima, heavy rain, or strong winds.

Intervals of medium and high clouds in general today. In the westernmost islands, the morning will be cloudy, while in La Palma there will be locally strong rains, with accumulated rainfall of 15 mm in 1 hour, according to Aemet.

Also, La Graciosa will experience very strong wind gusts during the first half of the day and some areas of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Tenerife and La Gomera as well, locally exceeding 80 km/h.

The calima also continues, which may be intense in the eastern islands of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. 

There will be no noticeable change in temperatures, except for the westermost islands where they could register a slight drop.

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