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First I will say the airport looks like it will be closed for most of the day tomorrow, looking at wind guru the situation has worsened over the last 24 hours. The image below is the latest from wind guru. 

Regional Civil Protection Service of Madeira issued an alert with recommendations for the population, in the face of adverse weather conditions, specifically the strong wind.

Read the statement, which we publish in full below:

Also from late afternoon on the 15th (Sunday) and throughout the 16th (Monday) the wind from SW and especially the NW and W on the 16th (Monday) will be generally strong or very strong in the regions. hilly and east and west ends of Madeira with gusts that can reach 120 km / h. 

In the coastal regions of the south coast of Madeira the maximum gusts will be of the order of 90 km / h. From the early afternoon of the 15th (Sunday) there should be a significant increase in the height of the waves that may reach 7m during the 16th (Monday) (with maximums of 10-12m) on the coast north and 5 m (in the west and southwest of Madeira).

For greater accuracy of the most critical periods, the warnings issued by IPMA should be followed. In the coastal regions of the south coast of Madeira the maximum gusts will be of the order of 90 km / h. From the early afternoon of the 15th (Sunday) there should be a significant increase in the height of the waves that may reach 7m during the 16th (Monday) (with maximums of 10-12m) on the coast. north and 5 m (in the west and southwest of Madeira).

For greater accuracy of the most critical periods, the warnings issued by IPMA should be followed. In the coastal regions of the south coast of Madeira the maximum gusts will be of the order of 90 km / h.

From the early afternoon of the 15th (Sunday) there should be a significant increase in the height of the waves that may reach 7m during the 16th (Monday) (with maximums of 10-12m) on the coast. north and 5 m (in the west and southwest of Madeira). For greater accuracy of the most critical periods, the warnings issued by IPMA should be followed.

Recommendations:

 Adopt sensible driving, reducing speed and paying particular attention to the possible formation of laying water;

 Ensure clearing of stormwater drainage systems and removal of inert and other objects that can be dragged or create obstacles to the free flow of water.

 Close doors and windows and remove loose objects on the balconies and window sills.

 Whenever possible, avoid travel to areas affected by this type of weather situation.

 Do not circulate in areas with degraded buildings due to the risk of collapse. “