Western and Central Azores under yellow warning due to rain


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The islands of the Western and Central groups of the Azores are today under a yellow warning due to forecasts of “sometimes heavy rainfall”, the Portuguese Sea and Atmosphere Institute (IPMA) said.

According to a statement from the IPMA, on the islands of the Western group (Corvo and Flores) the yellow warning came into force at 08:00 local time (09:00 in Lisbon) and lasts until 17:00 local time (18:00 in Lisbon).

On the islands of the Central group (Terceira, Pico, São Jorge, Graciosa and Faial) the warning is valid between 14:00 local time (15:00 in Lisbon) and 24:00 (01:00 on Tuesday in Lisbon).

According to the IPMA, 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.

Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert
Hervé Hubert is a 55-year-old writer and journalist based in Porto, Portugal. Born in France, he brings a unique blend of French and Portuguese perspectives to his work. Education Hervé studied Journalism and Literature at the University of Lyon in France. After completing his studies, he gained valuable experience working with various French media outlets (Portugal France also). Career He worked for several years as a journalist in France before making the move to Portugal. In Porto, he joined the Portugal Pulse team as a staff writer. Skills Hervé specializes in storytelling, investigative journalism, and cultural commentary. He has a flair for capturing complex issues in a relatable way. Personal Life He currently resides in Porto and enjoys the city's rich culture, from Fado music to Francesinha cuisine. Hervé continues to maintain strong ties to his French heritage, often traveling back to France for family visits and cultural exploration. With his unique background and diverse skill set, Hervé Hubert adds a layered, multicultural lens to every story he covers.

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