The arrival of a DANA this Mondayan isolated upper-level depression, also known as a cold drop, has begun to cause the first incidents in Tenerife. The intensity of the rainfall recorded in the municipality of La Laguna has not only caused the covers of the sewers to rise, but it is also causing flooding in garages and low-lying areas of buildings.
Sources from the security forces inform THE DAY of the two garage flood as a result of the intense rains in homes in the neighborhood of La Piterita, in La Laguna, which has forced diversions of the circulation in this lagoon neighborhood.
Also, it rains moderately in the capital of Tenerifewithout, for the moment, incidents having been recorded but the heavy rainfall recorded in recent hours has caused the water to run with great intensity through the Barranco de Santos.
The State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) activated the yellow level on Sunday due to rain and wind on the islands of Tenerife and La Palma. However, this notice has been extended to the rest of the Canary Islands throughout this Monday morning. Accumulated rainfall of 15 millimeters in one hour is expected for this Monday and locally strong showers will be in the interior areas of the eastern and southern slopes of the metropolitan area and in the eastern, southern and western areas of Tenerife.
The 112 operating room has reported that after the rains located in the metropolitan area of Tenerife on Monday afternoon, some 60 calls have been answered, most of them due to overflow of sewers and to a lesser extent due to the displacement of containers and obstacles on the road.
For its part, at 6:00 p.m., the Local Police of La Laguna have reported incidents with about 40 sewers raised by the water and that have caused slight damage to vehicles in the area of La Cuesta, Los Majuelos, San Miguel de Chimisay, Finca España, Valle Jiménez and El Cardonal.
According to the prediction of Aemet For this week, the rains will continue in the Canary Islands until next Wednesday.