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Gran Canaria Storm Safety Recommendations

These are the Gran Canaria Storm Safety recommendations as advised by the Canarian Government. Please take note of these in preparation for any storms approaching the Canary Islands.

Gran Canaria Weather December Patalavaca Storm 2013
Patalavaca during a storm
  • Do not leave the house unless necessary.
  • Remove all objects that could fall from your house, such as hanging baskets, plantpots, things on your balconies or roof.
  • Take extreme precaution on the roads.
  • If you are walking down the street, stay away from billboards, scaffolding, trees, cranes, walls.
  • Stay away from coasts, piers, jetties or the beach.
  • At home close all doors and windows, make sure to check canopies and antennas.
  • Stay informed, by watching TV or listening to the radio.
  • Call 1-1-2 only in an emergency. If you need any information, please use the 012 and not 1-1-2.