June 16, 2021

Thunderstorm, showers and cloudy skies for this weekend

Mthe news for those who wanted to enjoy a long weekend in the sun. From this Friday onwards, bad weather will come, with showers, cloudy skies and thunderstorms in almost the entire country, at least until Sunday. Yet, or heat remains in much of the country, although the maximum temperature drops slightly overall.

According to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), from today, the 11th, until Sunday, the weather in the Continent, will have the sky “very cloudy, with conditions favorable to the occurrence of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, especially in the interior”, and “in mountainous areas”, there may even be hail.

“Morning fog or fog on the west coast” is also expected and, in the highlands of the North and Center, the wind may change from “moderate to strong” until late morning and from late afternoon.

US Azores, throughout the weekend, periods of “very cloudy skies with open” and “light showers” are also expected. only in Madeira “light cloudy or clear skies” and “light to moderate wind (10 to 30 km/h) from the north” are expected, however, on Sunday, the weather is expected to worsen in the archipelago, and “very high skies are expected cloudy” as well as the “possibility of occurrence of light showers”.

As for temperatures, according to the IPMA, “a small drop in the maximum temperature” is expected, with Braga with a maximum of 34°C and a minimum of 15°C; Bragança reaching 31ºC and descending to 16ºC; Porto reaching 31ºC and 15ºC; Viseu with a maximum of 30°C and a minimum of 17°C; Coimbra reaching 29ºC and descending to 15ºC; White Castle with a maximum of 33ºC and a minimum of 18ºC; Lisboa reaching 31ºC and hitting 16º; Évora and beja with a maximum of 33°C and a minimum of 13°C and Faro to be able to reach 29ºC and go down to 17ºC.

In the autonomous regions, the Azores thermometers may reach 25°C and fall to 15°C and Madeira it should have a maximum of 27ºC and a minimum of 18ºC.

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