There will be rainfall this weekend in the Canary Islands, in general, and in Tenerife, in particular. A DANA (isolated depression at high levels) or cold drop will leave rains in the Islandsaccording to the forecasts of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet). The passage of a weakened Atlantic front and the release of an isolated high-level depression will lead to an increase in the probability of precipitation in the Canary Islands. This in a day with considerable winds, with gusts of up to 76 kilometers per hour in some points of Tenerife, and more than 70 in the Agaete Valley and with minimum temperatures of almost two degrees Celsius below zero in the highest levels of Izana. the weather will be cold and unpleasant on the northern slopes, especially in its midlands and peaks.
The weak and persistent rains, which will take the form of snow on the central peaks of Tenerife and The Palm, and northeasterly winds of up to 70 kilometers per hour on the southeast and northwest slopes of the islands will prevail this Saturday in the Archipelago. In the sea there will be northeast 4 or 5, locally 6 in the northwest and southeast, increasing in the morning to 5 or 6, locally 7 in the northwest and southeast.
Even in the eastern province, in Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, cloudy intervals with probable light rains are expected that can be persistent until wide clearings open during the central hours of the day and become cloudy with rain at the end of the day. Temperatures will remain with few changes on the coasts, with slight increases in the minimum in inland areas, and slight decreases in the maximum. The wind will be from the moderate northeast in the morning and strong in the afternoon, with intervals of very strong in the westernmost islands.
Not only the Canary Islands will be affected by the weather. The Aemet forecasts for today the arrival of an Atlantic front that will leave cloudy skies and rains in large areas of the country, as well as a drop in maximum temperatures throughout the national territory. The front, which will cross the country from northwest to southeast, will bring a cloudy environment and generally weak and scattered rainfall in the Bay of Biscay, upper Ebro and the Pyrenees, Central and Iberian systems and in Catalonia, with a tendency to subside, as well as in the third southeast and Ibiza at the end of the day.