Dark Waters

You will have heard or read about the tragedy that took place here on Madeira Island last Saturday. That is why you were not able to read anything about Madeira through our blog. The loss of telephone and Internet communications, ….. but most of all we had to give our Read more…

UFO Disappointment

Is it only me or do you have the same mystery? Every time you speak with your friends about Madeira you say (the truth) that you have beautiful weather, sun is shining, clear blue sky and a soft pleasant wind. This kind of spoken Google ad does have the effect Read more…

Meteorological Phenomenon

Today on certain parts of Madeira (South Coast) a strange phenomenon took place. It was like in the film of Pirates of the Caribbean …. dense mist from the sea invaded the coastline …. and in it was …… Especially in Funchal you could see the clouds covering a large Read more…

Thunder above Madeira Waters

Bad weather on Madeira Islands? Thunderstorm? No, do not worry! These last few days we have had some beautiful weather here on the islands and still more to come. No, this picture (Thunder above Madeira Waters) was taken in November last year. Rob Dekker from the Netherlands has captured the Read more…

Microclimates

People who lives (or visits) the Madeira Islands will notice that it has an extraordinary climate. The island shows several (large) microclimates thanks to its orography, its geographical location and the kaleidoscopic effect of the mountains and Atlantic Ocean. Here on the island of Madeira Mother Nature plays with the Read more…

Strong Winds

Please be advised that for the next period till Wednesday we will be expecting strong winds on the island. According to the Portuguese Instituto de Meteorologia there will be very strong winds relatively to maximum gust speed up to 100km/h on the higher regions of the island. While writing this Read more…

Bad weather

For the next days, the Metrological Institute foresees for Madeira strong winds, with the gusts that can reach 90 km/h in the highest zones on the island …. including rains and thunderstorms. The origin of bad weather is in a hot and wet air mass that affects West of the Read more…

Stars

There is a special attraction that most visitors to the island are not aware of. Or maybe they find it to scary to do it. For those who have transportation …. they can go to the rooftop of the island (for example Paúl da Serra) 1400m above the sea level Read more…