In recent days, the news chaotic deluge which seized the region of Greater Lisbon it’s the storm that flooded Faro and other cities in the Algarve🇧🇷 However, in general, some occurrences because Heavy rain in the center and south of Portugal continental🇧🇷
Everything is due to stream of depressions coming from the Atlantic, whose origin is due to a peculiar distribution of the polar jet and cold air masses in the Northern Hemisphere. Cold air masses have descended in latitude and have favored the development of depressions in near-subtropical latitudes🇧🇷 This weather panorama should not only keep up this weekend, as well as the whole week to come.🇧🇷
In the next hours of this Friday (9) the depression will leave some rain only in the interior of the country, but it will quickly dissipate, with its subsequent cold discharge will provide a relatively cold weekend in the interior North and Center.
The tropical maritime air mass which is encouraging abundant rain these last few days will practically collide with the polar that settled on the Europe🇧🇷 As the thermal gradient increases, so will accentuate the atmospheric potential for the formation of new depressions, which will feed those that have already reached mainland Portugal🇧🇷
In the middle of the afternoon on Saturday, a new depression was felt entering Portugal
At the very moment these lines of text are being written, the Atlantic is already “helping” to “cook” another depression, much wider. One of its robust fronts will arrive in the middle of the afternoon of this Saturday (10) in mainland Portugalentering national territory, in principle, through the districts of Lisbon🇧🇷 Setubal and nose🇧🇷 The rain will be abundant and widespread during the early hours of Sunday, forecasting to be locally heavy in the districts of Lisbon, leiria🇧🇷 santarem and Setubal🇧🇷
For the period between the last hours of Saturday (10) and early Sunday morning (11), there is a possibility of snowfall from 1000/1200 meters of altitude🇧🇷 It’s because? Because on Sunday, a warm front (coming from the Southwest) will collide with cold air (coming from the North) – more present in the interior North and Center -, which would never predictably leave from that elevation.
In mainland Portugal, they may precipitate in the form of snow on high and mountainous points of the districts of Real Village🇧🇷 Viseu and guardnot ruling out its occurrence in other areas of the interior.
Successive depressions starting next Monday, the 12th
After the passage of this small depression between Saturday and Sunday, as the lulls from the rain will last a very short time. On Monday (12) a new warm frontfrom the Atlantic and associated with a depression that will be located northwest of mainland Portugal, will pour moderate rain from north to south of our geography🇧🇷 It will be more difficult to reach the Alentejo and Algarve during the first half of the day, but from the afternoon onwards, these territories should also be well watered.
The flow of rivers and streams should increase it’s the risk of transshipments in watercourses is not to be ruled out. In the same spatial reading, it should be noted that probability of flooding in native urban areasimpermeable and with poor drainage capacity or lack of adequate prevention, will be higher🇧🇷
On Tuesday (13) a new front, as active as the first, will leave rain from north to south of mainland Portugal. It will be moderately, sometimes strong, and persistent in the Center and South of the country🇧🇷 The track between Coimbra and White Castleand especially the Alentejo Coast (drink) and the Algarve will be in sight as the rainiest places in the country next Tuesday (13). conditions offered for the occurrence of thunderstormboth on Monday (12) and on Tuesday (13).
The wind will blow hard in a good part of the country, especially in exposed areas, highlighting the Algarve (gusts that can reach 90 km/h in the Barlavento and Sotavento points) and other points in the center and south interior (up to 65 km/h)🇧🇷
For Wednesday (14) it is expected another rain wave due to a new front associated with a depression born near the Iberian Peninsula, and on Thursday (15) the scenario could be repeated, with more rain from north to south of the country🇧🇷
From Friday the 16th, the agitation in the forecast increases considerably
A new depression could approach mainland Portugal from next Friday (16th) causing a new episode of generalized rain as its fronts manage to reach our geography, towards Spain.
However, the evolution of its trajectory still lacks clarity.🇧🇷 there may also, instead of rain, occur a short respite, giving way to more stable and calm days, meteorologically speaking. Either way, keep constantly updated and informed about the Portugal weather forecast here with us🇧🇷