The IPMA predicts for today maximum temperatures of 36 degrees in Santarém, 35 in Évora, 34 in Leiria and 33 in Castelo Branco and Beja.

Several councils in the 18 districts of the continent today present a very high and high danger of rural fire.

The fire hazard, determined by the IPMA, has five levels, ranging from reduced to maximum.

Calculations are obtained from air temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and amount of precipitation in the last 24 hours.