SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 25 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Government of the Canary Islands, through the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies, has declared an alert situation for rains in the east of La Palma, La Gomera and north and the metropolitan area of Tenerife from 09:00 tomorrow, Friday, November 26.
As reported by the Canarian Government, this decision is made taking into account the information available and in application of the Specific Emergency Plan of the Canary Islands for Risks of Adverse Meteorological Phenomena (PEFMA).
During the morning session, intense rainfall is expected that can be accompanied by storms, especially between 09:00 and 18:00, with intensity forecasts that can reach 30mm in an hour in the east of La Palma, La Gomera and the north and Tenerife metropolitan area.
The general forecast is maintained throughout the Archipelago of intense rains, which can exceed 15mm in one hour and accumulated 60mm in 12 hours for the western islands and 40mm in the eastern islands.
On the island of La Palma, the rains can mobilize the ash accumulated in the areas affected by the eruption and cause mud flows through the natural slope of the land.
The population is urged to follow the self-protection advice of the General Directorate of Security and Emergencies.