Updated 3 October: As Lorenzo moves away from the Azores towards Ireland, the hurricane’s effect on the Alisios is diminishing and the blast of hot air from the Sahara is again able to be blocked. As a result, the Canarian Government has tonight lifted its forest fire risk alert with cooler weather approaching.

Original post 29 September: Given the hot weather due to Hurricane Lorenzo bypassing the Canaries, the Canarian Government’s Emergencies Board has declared a forest fire risk alert in Tenerife, as well as in El Hierro, La Palma, La Gomera and Gran Canaria. As usual it is the three 30s – temperatures above 30º, winds over 30 km/H, and humidity below 30% – that present the main problem. All the usual prohibitions and cautions apply while conditions prevail

XVII Subida Arona-La Escalona rally 18-19 October

XVII Subida Arona-La Escalona rally 18-19 October

  Photo: Rallymotor2000. Arona Ayuntamiento’s tourism and sports departments have announced the 17th Subida Arona – La Escalona rally will be held this coming weekend, 18 and 19 October. The race, organized by Escudería Zapatera Sport Arona, contributes to the...

La Laguna Noche en Blanco 2019

La Laguna Noche en Blanco 2019

    Photo: Turismo. It’s now an established annual event in the run up to Christmas that attracts people to La Laguna in their hundreds of thousands, and this year’s Noche en Blanco will take place on Saturday 16 November. The previous occasions have been enormous...

Carnaval 2020

Carnaval 2020

Once again we’re looking ahead to Carnaval, with the poster unveiled tonight for Santa Cruz 2020. It’s this one, designed by Javier Nóbrega, for a carnival based on the theme of the Flirty Fifties (Los Coquetos Años 50). The poster was commissioned this year, rather...

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