Between April 18 and 22, the weather will be influenced by a depressive region, initially on continental Portugal and with gradual displacement to the southeast, positioning itself on the archipelago of the Balearic Islands, giving rise to the occurrence of showers, especially in the 18 and 19, according to a statement from the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere.
On Thursday and Friday, on the 18th and 19th, respectively, precipitation will be more frequent and intense, and may be accompanied by thunderstorms and hailstones, and even as snow at the highest points of the Serra da Estrela On thursday. The wind will blow from the south quadrant and will gradually turn to the north quadrant, blowing more intensely in the highlands.
On Saturday and Sunday, on days 20 and 21, forecast uncertainty increases due to the position of depression, although the trend indicates that a northeaster current is gradually established and the probability of occurrence of precipitation decreases these days. The wind will be from the north quadrant, sometimes strong northeast from the highlands.
The IPMA anticipates a gradual rise in temperature, especially the maximum, until the 20th, with a slight decrease in the following days. The maximum temperature on Saturday will vary between 23 and 27 ° C in the North and Center regions, and may even reach values close to 30 ° C in some places in the North.
In the South, the maximum temperature should vary between 20 and 23 ° C. On Sunday, a maximum temperature drop is expected in the North and Center regions, with values ranging from 20 to 25 ° C. The minimum temperature on days 18 and 19 will vary between 9 and 12 ° C on the coast and between 5 and 10 ° C in the interior where it will increase in the following days and can reach 10/12 ° C.