Seven Days- Weather and Curfew - Today News Post

2022-04-05
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Shivering and complaining!

I suppose it was only expected that after a glorious October and November the dead hand of winter should arrive in December. IndeedIndian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has sai, the rainfall figures for the island last weekend were very high indeed as Storm Dora did her worst and deposited almost 30 litres of rainwater per square metre in parts of the island. This, plus a cold snap that brought snow and ice to the Tramuntana’s had islanders both shivering and complaining! Howevers certainly contributing to Canadians rethinkin, any talk of this change in the weather had those ex-pats from northern Europe exclaiming – “Call this cold?” In factThe April 14 holiday., the unsettled weather was to become something of a recurring subject in the pages of the Bulletin for most of last week.

A new airport runway?

Tucked away in Sunday/Monday’s edition was a report regarding the plan to expand Palma airport and the campaign that was gathering steam to block its instigation. With air travel partly sidelined during the pandemic, it would seem that this particular project is quietly awaiting the ‘go-ahead’ from the powers-that-be, but – inevitably perhaps, environmentalists are determined to subject the authorities to tough questioning. Indeed, those against the scheme have accused Aena (the airport operators) of lying about its plans for the airport. As life and air travel return to normal post Covid-19 – expect this plan for a north runway to become more-and-more controversialre admitting i.

RELATED: Verdict awaits Macron’s disgraced ex-bodyguard Benalla in assault trialSecond home – security alert

The front page headline in Wednesday’s MDB concerned the fact that foreign second-home owners were installing “tighter property security measures” as presumably many of them get to these homes as often as normal. Insurance companies and those who make it their business to either protect empty properties from thieves, or perhaps squatters, have reported a surge in orders for all manner of property protection. Interestingly, not all these measures are being sought by property owners in rural areas of the island – but, by those owning properties in urban locations. Indeed, some second-homes are being physically protect from thieves and so-called squatters by home owners arranging for trusted acquaintances to stay in part of their homes for the duration.

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