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Weekend weather: Gloomy, warm with a chance of rain

Portugal is in for tropical weather this weekend. According to forecasts, the country is expecting grey clouds, rain and warm temperatures that could top 30ºC in some regions.

Ten districts in the north are under yellow alert today (Friday) due to the possibility of “heavy rain and hail”, including Bragança, Vila Real, Viana do Castelo, Braga, Porto, Aveiro, Viseu, Guarda, Coimbra and Castelo Branco.

Rain is expected to ease by tomorrow, possibly returning to the north and centre on Sunday.

The Algarve is likely to worst, though skies will be overcast.

For updated weather forecasts, visit www.ipma.pt

michael.bruxo@algarveresident.com