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Amber weather warning for storm force winds across Canaries

Written by on August 24, 2020

An amber weather warning has been issued for parts of the Canaries, as high temperatures and storm force winds have been forecast for today.

Meteorological agency Aemet has warned that temperatures could get in excess of 37 ºC today in Gran Canaria, with also storm force 7 winds being reported across the region.

People are being advised to remain out of the sun at peak times, avoid bathing in the sea, and to ensure they remain hydrated during the hot weather.