Strong winds and Planes diverted

Madeira is on yellow alert for strong winds and sea today, and will stay in place till Tuesday morning.
) flights have already been diverted to the Canary Islands and Porto Santo. Main wind speed is around 50 kmh with gusts up to 80 kmh.
The Porto Santo Line Lobo Marinho also cancelled its trip today to Porto Santo due to rough seas.


52 flights have been cancelled due to strong winds, 26 arrivals and 26 departures affecting thousands of passengers. The strongest gust recorded at the airport was 89 kmh at 19.30, with gusts as high as 149 kmh in the mountains.

From the Diario Website.
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