Mini-heatwave on way, with temperatures of 40º forecast for Alentejo…

A mini-heatwave is starting to build over Portugal with temperatures in the Alentejo expected to reach at least 40ºC by Saturday. Meteorologist Patrícia Marques of IPMA has stressed the situation will be ‘short-lived’ and therefore not classified as a significant ‘heatwave’. Monday will see temperatures more ‘back to normal’.