Eastern and Central Azores under yellow warning due to rain


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The eastern group of the Azores is today under a yellow warning due to sometimes heavy rainfall, announced the IPMA, which has issued the same warning for the central group between tonight and Friday morning.

According to the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), for the Eastern group, which includes the islands of Santa Maria and São Miguel, the yellow warning for precipitation began at 10:00 local time (11:00 in Lisbon) and lasts until 24:00.

On the islands of Terceira, Faial, Pico, São Jorge and Graciosa (Central group), the warning is in force from 8pm today until 12am on Friday.

In both cases, the rain may be accompanied by thunderstorms.

The yellow warning, the least serious on a scale of three, signifies a risky situation for certain weather-dependent activities.

Moti Shabi
Moti Shabi
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