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Warm front lingers, midweek rain on the way

Yellow warning for Monday afternoon due to extreme highs, chances of Thursday rain and storms


A yellow warning for the afternoon continues to be in effect on Monday, with a warm front receding by midweek as clouds move in with possible showers inland and over the mountains.

Weather officials have issued a yellow warning for Monday afternoon, effective from 12:30pm until 4pm, citing “extreme high temperature” expected to rise to around 41° degrees Celsius inland.

A relatively warm front affecting the area is expected to retreat by Wednesday, while a low pressure weather system continues to affect the area over the island.

Stargazing enthusiasts can still expect to see around a dozen Perseids per hour late night Monday

Monday skies will be mostly clear with maximum highs reaching 41° degrees Celsius inland, around 32 on the west coast as well as in the mountains, while it will be 35 in all other coastal regions.

Evening weather is expected to remain mostly clear but with chances of light fog and low clouds over local areas. Minimum lows will register up to 23 degrees in the interior as well as east and south, around 21 in all coastal regions, while it will be 20 in the mountains.

Stargazing enthusiasts can expect to see around a dozen Perseids per hour late at night, which is the latter part of a weekend peak of the summer meteor shower.

Tuesday and Wednesday skies will be clear but with chances of afternoon increasing clouds inland and over the mountains. A warm front is also expected to clear out by Wednesday, while rain and thunderstorms are likely on Thursday along with a noticeable drop in high temperatures.

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