Weather Update: more rain expected in the Canary Islands this weekend


  • AEMET .
  • 17-05-2024
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Weather Update: more rain expected in the Canary Islands this weekend

The Canary Islands are forecast to have more rain this weekend, starting today (Friday), according to the Spanish Met Office. The latest forecasts show it will be mostly cloudy over Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, and the northern parts of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, with light and occasional showers.

In inland regions of the larger islands, this afternoon is expected to bring more cloud cover, and locally moderate showers, whereas other areas may have intermittent clouds with a low chance of light rain.

Temperatures are expected to remain stable, and winds will be moderate from the north or northeast, decreasing in intensity by the afternoon.

TENERIFE:

Mostly cloudy except for the high peaks and southern areas in the morning, where skies will be less cloudy. Light and occasional rain is likely, potentially becoming locally moderate and showery inland during the afternoon. Moderate northeast winds, easing by the afternoon.
Temperatures: High of 24°C and a low of 19°C.

LANZAROTE:

Generally cloudy with a chance of light and scattered rain, more likely in the afternoon. Maximum temperatures are expected to rise slightly, with no significant change in minimum temperatures. Moderate north winds.
Temperatures: High of 25°C and a low of 18°C.

FUERTEVENTURA:

Generally cloudy with some clear spells in the afternoon. Low chance of light and scattered showers. Temperatures will remain stable. Moderate north winds.
Temperatures: High of 23°C and a low of 18°C.

GRAN CANARIA:

Mostly cloudy in the north and northeast. Partly cloudy elsewhere, becoming more overcast inland during the afternoon. Light and occasional rain is expected, which could become locally moderate and showery during the afternoon. Temperatures will see little change. North winds with strong intervals in the far west and southeast slopes.
Temperatures: High of 22°C and a low of 18°C.

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