The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA) has placed the island of Madeira under yellow warning, starting this afternoon due to heavy rain and wind.
More specifically, in the highlands and on the North Coast, sometimes heavy downpours are expected, between 18.00 and midnight today.
On the south coast of the island, the yellow warning due to the precipitation is effective from 5 pm this Wednesday.
As for the wind, on the South Coast it will blow strong south west, with gusts up to 80 km / h, between 17 and 22 hours today.
In the highlands, between 13:00 and 23:00 today, the wind can reach bursts up to 110 km / h.