Heat wave to hit Portugal

in News · 19-07-2019 19:21:00 · 3 Comments
Heat wave to hit Portugal

A heat wave that is to sweep across Europe next week will see temperatures tipping the 40 degree Celsius mark in Portugal.

"During next week, Portugal, Spain, France and, progressively, the countries of central and northern Europe will register very high temperatures," the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA) said in a statement.

According to the IPMA, "this rise in temperature will be felt from Monday" all across Portugal, "especially in the interior regions."

"In these regions, the maximum temperature will reach 40 ° C, as well as in many regions of central and southern Spain."

The IPMA explained that "this rise in air temperature is due to the persistence of a belt of high pressure across the Western Mediterranean and France" leading to the "movement of very hot air from North Africa and the interior of the Iberian Peninsula."

The IPMA concluded that "Although there are similarities between this meteorological situation and the heat wave in Europe at the end of June 2019, it is predicted that this heat wave will not be as intense or last for as long.


Comments:

Bom Dia,
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by Susan from Porto on 22-07-2019 08:22:00

The internet forecast for Tomar and region over the next ten days is for a maximum of 33º temperature with averages in the upper twenties. IPMA forecasts invariably exceed local proven conditions.

by Roberto Cavaleiro from Other on 22-07-2019 07:18:00

Weather forecast says temperatures in Portugal will reach a maximum of 29ºC in the whole week, in Lisbon and most cities north and south of the country. Fake news?

by peero from Lisbon on 21-07-2019 03:51:00
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