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Aemet has extended the orange warning (significant risk) for strong winds and high waves in the Canary Islands, as a consequence of storm Celia, which has already caused some damage in parts of the archipelago.
The entire Canary Islands archipelago is today and tomorrow under alert due to wind and strong waves, as well as possible snow at altitudes over 1500 m on the islands of Tenerife and La Palma.
6 people have lost their lives due to the strong waves since Friday
Please be extremely cautious if you decide to go for a swim in the ocean these days
The head of the Civil Protection and Emergency Service has announced today that since Friday, 6 people have lost their lives (including tourists) in the archipelago due to the strong waves, so high precaution is advised for anyone who wants to go swimming these days, while the islands are still under alert. Two deaths have been reported in La Gomera, one in El Hierro, one in Fuerteventura and two in Tenerife.
Access roads to Teide will be closed from 5 PM
Seguridad Cabildo de Tenerife has announced that from 5:00 p.m., accesses to Teide National Park via TF21 (Ramón Caminero), TF 24 at the junction of TF523, and TF21 at the Cable Car, will be closed in anticipation of snow and ice.
Playa Las Teresitas (Tenerife) today, due to storm Celia
Las Palma de Gran Canaria today