The Porto Santo Line (PSL) has confirmed that they have cancelled their scheduled sailing for tomorrow due to bad weather, making it impossible for the ship to dock in Porto Santo.
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The Porto Santo Line issued a statement this evening, confirming that they will be cancelling tomorrow's scheduled service due to bad weather.
There was chaos this morning as 15 flights were diverted due to bad weather.
Based on information received by the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA), Madeira will be under a yellow heavy rain warning between midnight and 6 am tomorrow.
Bad weather yet again has affected the operationality of Madeira's International Airport. Most of this morning's flights were diverted to Porto Santo.
Continuing strong winds adversely affected the island earlier today.
The weather over Madeira has been different to say the least, with thunderstorms in Porto Moniz, flooding in Santana and the south of the island being coated in dust, and subject to strong winds; gusts which today reached 58 km/h, although it felt a lot worse in Caminho dos Pretos this morning.
This afternoon, the Regional Secretary for Equipment and Infrastructure, Pedro Fino, travelled to Machico, in order to personally see the damage caused by the storm, most of which is in the Ribeira Grande area.
A TAP Portugal plane had trouble landing at Madeira's airport this morning, as the aircraft only briefly touched the tarmac before aborting the landing. It landed safely on its second attempt.
The Regional Government, through the Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, has confirmed that the RAM Health Service provided dialysis treatments to four patients affected by bad weather in the municipality of São Vicente.
Victor Prior, the director of the Madeira Delegation of the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA), expects Madeira to be hit by tropical storm Theta from Friday afternoon onwards.