An English tourist around 43 years died on 26th November 2016 in Madeira after falling whilst walking along the Levada do Norte in the municipality of Ribeira Brava, according to the Serviço Regional de Proteção Civil (SRPC).

The SRPC was alerted by her husband, at about 11:30 hours, and a team of Bombeiros Voluntários da Ribeira Brava, arrived at the location.

According to the SRPC, when firefighters arrived at the scene the tourist had no signs of life. The tourist, whose nationality and exact age is still unknown, fell from a height of about 100 meters.