Rain, cold and wind coming this weekend

Portugal’s gloomy weather is expected to continue as nationwide forecasts predict heavy rain, strong winds and chilly temperatures for this weekend.

IPMA, the national sea and atmosphere institute, says minimum temperatures are set to drop to 7ºC in Faro, 6ºC in Porto, 5ºC in Lisbon and 0ºC in Guarda. Snow is expected in northern districts.

Elsewhere, rain and strong winds will be a constant threat from Saturday through Sunday.


Photo: Raining in Moura Morta, by discerning travel blog writer Julie Dawn Fox