Azores with yellow warnings for rain until Wednesday

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The Portuguese Sea and Atmosphere Institute (IPMA) has issued yellow warnings until Wednesday for the nine islands of the Azores, due to forecasts of heavy rain.

According to the IPMA, for the islands of the Western group (Flores and Corvo), the warning of “sometimes heavy precipitation, which may be accompanied by thunderstorms” will be in force between 17:00 local time today (18:00 in Lisbon) and 11:00 on Tuesday.

In the Eastern group (São Miguel and Santa Maria), the warning is valid from 07:00 on Tuesday until 02:00 on Wednesday.

The IPMA’s yellow warning is also in force for the islands of the central group of the Azores (Faial, Pico, São Jorge, Terceira and Graciosa) from 02:00 to 23:00 on Tuesday, due to the forecast of “sometimes heavy rain, which may be accompanied by thunderstorms”.

The yellow warning, the least serious on a scale of three, is issued whenever there is a risk situation for certain activities depending on the weather situation.

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Hervé Hubert
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