Rain and cold continue until Thursday throughout the national territory – Sociedade


Some mountain villages in the North and Beira Interior woke up this Saturday painted in white and under intense cold due to snowfall. Almost in the middle of spring, the weather that is felt in most of the territory seems to be winter and will continue for more days.According to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere, for the next few days, forecasts point to minimum temperatures between 2 and 10 degrees in the North and Center of the country. In Alentejo and Algarve the temperature will be mild. The rain will continue to fall throughout the national territory, sometimes with some intensity, at least until next Thursday.As for snow, it is not expected for the next few days, but the snowfall was heavy this Saturday morning in the northern highlands and also in the Serra da Estrela area, where the access roads to the Tower were closed until 11:30 am. From this hour onwards, hundreds of tourists were able to climb to the highest point of mainland Portugal to enjoy the snow and the cold as the thermometers marked temperatures below zero. Details:

fall of trees
The firefighters were called this Saturday to several situations of tree falls on roads in the districts of Viseu, Castelo Branco and Guarda due to rain but especially to the strong wind that was felt.

against dry
The rain that has fallen in recent days has mitigated the effects of the extreme and severe drought that the country experienced last winter. Even so, more rain will be needed in the coming weeks so that the soil and dams have enough water for the summer.


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