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Soria believes the oil surveys will benefit the Canary Island tourism sector

Soria believes the oil surveys will benefit the Canary Island tourism sector

MADRID, 21 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) – Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, believes that Canary Island oil prospecting could affect the tourism sector, but positively due to the presence in the islands of the employees of the oil companies and their families. Speaking to Europa Press, Soria argued that, for years the platforms operating off the African […]

Soria believes the oil surveys will benefit the Canary Island tourism sector

Soria believes the oil surveys will benefit the Canary Island tourism sector

MADRID, 21 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) – Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, believes that Canary Island oil prospecting could affect the tourism sector, but positively due to the presence in the islands of the employees of the oil companies and their families. Speaking to Europa Press, Soria argued that, for years the platforms operating off the African […]

Rain until Sunday, heavy at times, across The Canaries

Rain until Sunday, heavy at times, across The Canaries

Heavy rains are expected to continue across the Canaries until at least Sunday, according to forecasts by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET). The Protección Civil, are to maintain a close watch on the areas affected by the alert over the next few days, and have suggested that the accumulated rainfall could reach 30 litres/m2 in a one hour period and up to […]

Storm coming this way

Storm coming this way

IMAGE: JOSÉ MIGUEL SÁNCHEZ The Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has today raised the alert level to orange for rain and storms to the north of the island of La Palma, which will also remain in place throughout Wednesday in La Palma, Tenerife and the North of Gran Canaria. Rainfall ranging from 20 mm to 100 mm is expected over 12 […]

State of alert declared for Canary Islands storms and showers

State of alert declared for Canary Islands storms and showers

The Canary Islands Government Directorate of Security  has declared an archipelago wide alert for storms under their Canary Island Emergency Plan Risk protocol for unfavourable weather conditions. For the latest forecasts and satellite imagery go to our weather page TheCanaryNews.com/Weather The alert will start in the Western Isles from 16.00 on Tuesday, and then in the eastern […]

Rain, storms and wind forecast from Tuesday on Gran Canaria

Rain, storms and wind forecast from Tuesday on Gran Canaria

As this year’s Atlantic Hurricane season draws to a close, the Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET has warned that as of Tuesday afternoon rain and wind are expected throughout The Canary Islands as successive fronts join a deep formation of low pressure in the vicinity of the archipelago, leading to widespread and abundant rainfall, temporarily accompanied by strong winds. […]

“Great Contribution” of Gran Canaria’s English speaking community highlighted at ACCM 5th Gala Adelante

“Great Contribution” of Gran Canaria’s English speaking community highlighted at ACCM 5th Gala Adelante

The 5th Gala Adelante (Forward) was held at the world famous Palacio de Congresos de Canarias, Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this weekend, attended by a veritable who’s who of Gran Canaria politicians, celebrities and businesses people, the event was an undoubted and resounding success.  Completely sold out, it will produce a […]

“Great Contribution” of Gran Canaria’s English speaking community highlighted at ACCM 5th Gala Adelante

“Great Contribution” of Gran Canaria’s English speaking community highlighted at ACCM 5th Gala Adelante

The 5th Gala Adelante (Forward) was held at the world famous Palacio de Congresos de Canarias, Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria this weekend, attended by a veritable who’s who of Gran Canaria politicians, celebrities and businesses people, the event was an undoubted and resounding success.  Completely sold out, it will produce a […]