Lisbon: Intermittent rain showers and sunshine are forecast over the weekend in the capital when temperatures will reach average daily highs of19 degrees and lows of 12 degrees. On Monday and Tuesday the rain is to ease off slightly and by Wednesday it is to be mainly dry with highs of 16 degrees.

The north: Wet weather is predicted for the entire weekend with temperatures reaching highs of 16 degrees and dropping to lows of 13 degrees on Saturday and 8 degrees on Sunday. Both Monday and Tuesday will also be wet but with a chance of some sunny spells and average highs of 14 degrees.

The centre: It is to be mainly dry on Saturday with highs of 16 degrees and lows of 11 degrees. On Sunday rain is to return with light showers and intermittent sunshine throughout the day. Monday and Tuesday are to be mainly dry and bright but with a chance of a shower between the sunny periods.

The south: A dry and bright Saturday is forecast in the south with temperatures peaking at 20 degrees and dropping to lows of 12 degrees. ON Sunday there will be a moderate chance of rain but it will remain mild with highs of 20 degrees and lows of 12 degrees. The following week is to also be warm.

Madeira: Sunshine and showers are predicted for over the weekend with temperatures peaking at highs of 23 degrees on Saturday and 21 degrees on Sunday. The showers are to continue on Monday before easing up on Tuesday when temperatures will reach highs of 19 degrees.

The Azores: A mixture of sunshine and showers is forecast for Saturday, while on Sunday cloud cover will be more extensive however it will be mainly dry. Temperatures are to average highs of 15 degrees and lows of 10 degrees.