The airports of the Canary Islands is closed due to a heavy dust storm

The large dust storm that is in the Canary islands, into, has, Sunday, for the second day in a row that the airport failed. Reports that the Spanish air traffic control is on Twitter. The air is, until further notice, is suspended.

The aircraft is currently above the airport on the island of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Tenerife and Gran Canaria, to hang, to their countries. There must not be any equipment for more rooms, and on Flightradar are several races to see which mid-walk to make.

The authorities are of the opinion that, with the strong winds, combined with the flying sand, which makes for low visibility, and speaking in an unsafe condition.

According to the Weerplaza, are storms such as the current one is not unique to the islands. “They have come to a few times per year,” according to the weather bureau. The Spanish state meteorological agency predicted that the dust storm is sure to be Monday now.


Hace unos minutos. La plataforma del aeropuerto de #GranCanaria llena de aviones y con visibilidad reducida por calima. #SafetyFirst #Paciencia

AvatarAuteurcontroladoresMoment of plaatsen14:22 – February 23, 2020

Airports, and for the second time in 24 hours-closed

Saturday, went out to the airports for a few hours, close due to the dust storm, which is due to the local population, the ‘Calima’ is being referred to. Dirt and dust coming from the Sahara desert, up in the sky over the Spanish island chain.

According to the Dutchman, Willem Derksen, who is based in Gran Canaria, and lives, it seems that the sand storm, Sunday was worse than Saturday”. There would be wind speeds of 100 to 120 kilometres per hour are being measured. Residents are encouraged to get to the doors and windows closed, as the day to day life, to a large extent been closed down.

37VideoLucht over the Canary islands and now in orange by the dust storm

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