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THERMOMETERS EXCEED 30 DEGREES IN THE CANARY ISLANDS

The thermometers have soared today, Wednesday, above 30 degrees Celsius in various areas on the islands of Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, in an almost summer day in the archipelago, although there are still 13 days to finish the winter.

 


Ten localities of the Canary Islands are heading the list of maximum temperatures published in the website of State Meteorological Agency (Aemet),nine of them above 30 degrees.

The maximum temperature of the day corresponds to the airport of Tenerife Sur, with 31.6 degrees; Followed by Arico (Tenerife), with 31.3; Telde (Gran Canaria), with 30.9; Valleseco (Gran Canaria), with 30.8; Agüimes (Gran Canaria), with 30.6; And Antigua (Fuerteventura), with 30.5.

Following are La Victoria de Acentejo (Tenerife), with 30.3; Arucas (Gran Canaria), with 30.3; Tinajo (Lanzarote), with 30.2; And Teror (Gran Canaria) with 29.6.

The good weather has liven up numerous people to go to the beaches, not only in the tourist destinations of the south of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, that they enjoy a full all winter, but also the big cities such as Las Palmas de Gran Canaria .

In the capital of Gran Canaria, there were many people who enjoyed a day at the beach in Las Canteras, where the thermometers on the seafront marked 31º.

The sensation of heat is also accentuated by lack of wind and a remarkable hot (dust of the Sahara in suspension).


Las Palnas de Gran Canaria (Spain), March 8, 2017, EFE/Practica Español


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La noticia habla...
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Del tiempo que hace en la capital de España.
B
De la previsión meteorológica para toda España.
C
Del tiempo que hace en unas islas de España.
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Según el texto...
A
Hace mal tiempo en las Islas Canarias.
B
Pronto va a hacer buen tiempo en las Islas Canarias.
C
Están haciendo buen tiempo en las Islas Canarias.
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A
Se espera un descenso de las temperaturas en esas islas.
B
Esas islas tuvieron una temperatura media de 30 grados centígrados.
C
Muy pocas islas llegaron a los 30 grados centígrados.
Question 4
Muy pocas personas fueron a la playa.
A
Falso.
B
Verdadero.
C
No se sabe.
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