Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Oct 24 (EFE).- The Government of the Canary Islands has updated to level zero the state of emergency declared in twelve municipalities of Tenerife following the forest fire that started on August 15, which remains controlled and with favorable weather conditions higher relative humidity.
The update was approved this Tuesday by the General Directorate of Emergencies of the Government of the Canary Islands following a request from the Tenerife Cabildo, in which it calls for the emergency to be declared level 0 due to the favorable development in the fire area.
Since the start, the fire has affected the municipalities of Arafo, Güimar, Candelaria, El Rosario, Tacoronte, El Sauzal, La Victoria, La Matanza, Santa Úrsula, La Orotava, Los Realejos and Fasnia.
The fire remains under control and weather conditions are favorable as there has been an increase in relative humidity and a drop in temperatures after the heat wave that has affected the Canary Islands since 1 October subsided.
Likewise, the tail of the storm Bernard during the last week has left rain in the emergency areas, the General Directorate of Emergencies has explained. EFE