The Regional Directorate of Statistics of Madeira (DREM) today released a summary of the main meteorological data for December 2023
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This morning 2,723 electrical discharges were recorded within a radius of 100 km of Madiera and Porto Santo.
Victor Prior, director of IPMA's Funchal Meteorological Observatory, confirmed to local media outlets this morning that there has been a significant change in previously predicted weather patterns.
A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the southwest coast of the Desertas this morning by the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA) at 02:37. The earthquake had a depth of 8 km, and there are no reports that the quake was felt. Samantha Gannon info at madeira-weekly.com
According to a press release issued today by the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA), the dust haze and high temperatures we are currently experiencing will remain until Thursday when the weather is expected to change and become colder as further snow is expected.
The Archipelago of Madeira will be under a yellow weather warning for strong wind from noon tomorrow, Wednesday the 15th, until 03:00 Thursday.
As of 9 pm this evening, the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA) has placed Madeira and Porto Santo under a yellow coastal warning.
Over the past week there has been an increase in seismic activity off the coast of Madeira, and this afternoon was no different.
The Permanent Specialised Committee on Economy, Finance and Tourism met this afternoon with the Regional Secretary for Tourism and Culture, Eduardo Jesus, in order to clarify issues related to the “Financing of the conclusions of the Working Group for the study of Air Operation Problems in the Madeira Archipelago”.
An earthquake measuring 1.5 on the Richter Scale was recorded at 02:19 this morning off the south coast of Funchal, according to the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA) website.
An earthquake registering 1.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale was recorded last Friday at 02:49 off the south east coast of the Desertas.
The Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA), has placed the Madeira Archipelago under a yellow warning for rain between 12 pm and 9 pm tomorrow, Sunday the 3rd of April.
The Regional Civil Protection Service announced this afternoon that the south coast of Madeira, the mountainous regions and Porto Santo will be placed under orange and yellow warnings for heavy rain and thunderstorms between 00:00 and 15:00 on Sunday, due to the passage of a frontal depression, which is expected to hit the autonomous Region of Madeira early tomorrow morning.
Whether you were like me, and woken by the gentle rocking of my block of flats, and the eerie sound of a picture knocking against the wall, wakened by a crash, or slept right through it, this morning's earthquake was a reminder of the power that lies beneath us.
Today the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, visited the Regional Civil Engineering Laboratory (LREC), to learn about the new features of the new Integrated System for Monitoring and Alerting Natural Risks in the Region (SIMARN).