Aftermath of Hurricane Leslie.
Pictures are beginning to emerge of the battering that the north coast took during and after the passage of Hurricane Leslie. The Diario has the impressive photo below, taken in Porto Moniz as the aftermath of the hurricane set in…..
…..whilst the south coast has not escaped without damage – parts of the walkway and access ramps at Praia Formosa have been trashed again.
Sapphire Princess, one of the largest cruise ships in the world with a capacity of 2,670 passengers, has cancelled the stopover scheduled for today heading directly to Arrecife in Lanzarote instead.
The photo below shows a wave crashing into Forte de São Tiago in the Old Town.
Three flights have tried to land in the last few hours but have been unsuccessful and diverted elsewhere.