Mainland Portugal registers relief from meteorological drought in October

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 09-11-2020 10:11:00 · 0 Comments

At the end of last month mainland Portugal registered an easing of the meteorological drought throughout the country in relation to September, according to the latest bulletin from the Portuguese Met Office (IPMA).

At the end of October, only 12.4% of mainland Portugal was in drought; 45.5% had returned to normal condition and 42.1% was enjoying light rain, according to the drought index (PDSI) available on the Met Office’s website.

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