Firefighters busy in Funchal

False alarms in city centre

The Diario reports that the Madeiran Volunteer Firefighters were called out at 12:14 am this morning (Monday) to the residential part of ​​the Anadia building in Funchal due to a suspected fire. Apparently, this turned out to be a false alarm. The firefighters, however, carried out ............  ...read more

Remarkable giant jellyfish

Giant jellyfish spotted by divers off Cornwall

Thanks again to Peter for sending a link to a BBC News website. Nothing to do with Madeira, but the island is heading into the season where they can interfere with swimming at sea off the south coast. Nothing on this scale, however – a huge barrel jellyfish, as long as a human, has been ............  ...read more

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