Percentage of water in the soil decreased significantly in Alentejo and Algarve.
The 22nd and 23rd of August were, respectively, the 5th and 6th warmest of the last 15 years in mainland Portugal
Temperature can occasionally reach 44°C in some places in the Alentejo and Tagus Valley
Temperatures can reach 44ºC in Alentejo
IPMA: “a generalized rise in maximum temperature values is expected in the coming days”
It rained less than normal, which increased the areas in severe and extreme drought in the south of Portugal
Expected maximum is 38°C
Bragança is the only district under red warning
Last month was marked by heat waves and wildfires around the world.
Martim Longo, in Alcoutim, had the 8th highest temperature
There are 12 districts in mainland Portugal with this warning