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Weather warning issued for strong winds and rough seas in Canaries

Written by on January 3, 2021

A weather warning has been issued for parts of the Canary Islands, as storm force winds are expected to bring disruption to the Western islands and Gran Canaria.

Aemet issued a weather warning for today stating that winds of up to 110km/h could make landfall in La Palma and Tenerife, and 90km/h may be recorded in parts of El Hierro, La Gomera and Gran Canaria.

Exposed and coastal areas are most at risk, and people are being advised to avoid those areas if possible.