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24 May, 2024
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Rain on the way, while mountains stay frosty

The forecast from the Meteorological Service

Source: Announcements

A weak high-pressure system is affecting the region.

Today's weather will be partly cloudy with isolated showers expected from time to time, while an isolated thunderstorm is not being ruled out in the afternoon. Winds will be mostly southwest to northwest, moderate to strong, 4 to 5 Beaufort, with gusts up to 6 Beaufort. The sea will be slightly choppy in the east and south of the island, with locally choppy seas in the west and north. Temperatures will reach 18 degrees inland and along the coast, and 11 degrees higher in the mountains.

Tonight, there will be intermittent localized, mostly westward, increasing clouds, with the possibility of isolated rain. Winds will be mainly southwest to northwest, light to moderate, 3 to 4 Beaufort, and locally with gusts up to 4 to 5 Beaufort.  Winds are expected to shift from the northwest to northeast, light and locally up to moderate, 3 to 4 Beaufort. The sea will be a little rough to choppy and initially rough in the west, becoming gradually choppy by morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to around 10 degrees inland, south, and east coasts, around 13 degrees on the rest of the coast, and 1 degree in the higher mountains, where frost is expected to form locally.

On Tuesday, there will be increasing clouds with isolated showers, primarily in the mountains. On Wednesday, the weather will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy, with isolated showers or thunderstorms possible, primarily in the mountains and south. On Thursday, increasing clouds may produce isolated rain, primarily in the mountains.

Temperatures are not expected to change significantly on Tuesday and Wednesday, remaining close to average climatic values, while rising slightly on Thursday.



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