Sahara dust and heat moves into Portugal

in News · 31-07-2018 07:27:00 · 0 Comments
Sahara dust and heat moves into Portugal


Sahara dust and extreme heat is gradually moving into Portugal, with the first week of August set to see thermometers climb well above existing averages.

The Alentejo and Tagus Valley region are forecast to see temperatures rise to between 40 and 45 degrees.

Parts of the Algarve can also expect uncomfortable levels of heat, with the Met Office forecasting that Silves will see highs in excess of 40 degrees Celsius for seven straight days starting this Thursday.

Southern Portugal will see the sky turn yellow from Wednesday as a southerly wind brings with dust particles from the Sahara desert.


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