Weekend weather: July ends on a “cooler” note

On the weekend that the first wave of August tourists will arrive in the Algarve, temperatures are set to plunge all over Portugal after several weeks of scorching heat.

On Saturday, most of the country is expecting cloud-covered skies with maximum temperatures set to reach 27ºC in the Algarve and Lisbon, 32ºC in the Alentejo and 22ºC in Porto.

The sun will return on Sunday, with maximums climbing 7ºC in the Algarve to reach 34ºC.

Elsewhere, temperatures should remain similar to the previous day.

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