Drought over in Algarve

By TPN/Lusa, in Algarve · 11-12-2020 01:00:00 · 0 Comments

The mainland of Portugal saw the end of the meteorological drought in Baixo Alentejo and in the Algarve at the end of November, but there was a rise in the class of drought in the Minho and Douro region, according to IPMA.

The data indicates that at the end of November there was a general increase throughout the territory in the values of percentage of water in the soil, with a significant recovery in the South Region, in particular in the eastern Algarve.

The institute classifies the drought meteorological index into nine classes, which varies between “extreme rain” and “extreme drought”.

In addition to the drought index, the Bulletin about the weather available on the IPMA website indicates that the month of November was classified as very hot in relation to air temperature and normal in relation to precipitation, according to Lusa News Agency.

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