This Saturday until 9 am in 13 of the 19 weather stations located on the island of Madeira in heavy rain reached 22 records of warning level orange (7) and yellow (15).
Highlight for the IPMA stand on Monte which in this rainy early morning stood on the brink of reaching the red level in just one hour (39.8 mm). It was two deciliters of ‘overflowing’ to the most severe level on the scale of four of the IPMA and with the peculiarity of having reached practically 30 liters per square meter in just half an hour.
The records of orange level (21 to 40 mm / 1h and 41 to 60 mm / 6h) were: Santa Cruz (23.6 mm / 1h), Lombo da Terça (22.1 mm / 1h), Monte (45.1 mm / 6 h), Chão do Areeiro (43.2 mm / 6 h) and Porto Moniz (22.1 mm / 1 h), Pico do Areeiro (45.8 mm / 6 h) and Santo da Serra (40.4 mm / 6 h).
Quantities to be reached yellow (10 to 20 mm / 1h and 30 to 40 mm / 6h) were recorded: Funchal / Observatory (15.1 mm / 1h), Lido (11.3 mm / 1h), Lombo da Terça (10 (17.2 mm / 1h), Chão do Areeiro (17.0 mm / 1h), Pico Alto (18.2 mm / 1h), Pico do Areeiro Santo da Serra (18.0 mm / 1h), Santana (16.8 mm / 1h and 34.8 mm / 6h), Ponta de S. Jorge (14.3 mm / 1h), São Vicente (11.8 mm / 1h and 30.0 mm / 6h) and Porto Moniz (39.7 mm / 6h).
It is recalled that the IPMA had placed, until 9 am, the mountainous zonhas and the north coast of Madeira under yellow warning for the precipitation.
I’m out on a tour today and there are so many waterfalls. An impressive one taken by me at Penha de águia (Eagles Rock)