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Weekend weather to take a turn

Uneventful Saturday weather expected to take a wet turn by Sunday


Although the weekend is off to an uneventful start with mostly clear weather on Saturday, officials say it will get wet starting Sunday with air quality index at moderate levels.

Saturday weather is expected to remain mostly clear with winds ranging from weak to moderate in the early parts of the day developing into strong winds later on. The sea will be relatively calm with choppy waters in the evening mainly in the east.

A slight temperature drop will be noticeable in most parts of the island but not on the west coast until Sunday, while temperature will pick back up again on Monday.

Maximum high temperatures on Saturday are expected to reach 29° Celsius inland, 27 in the south and on the west coast, 25 in all other coastal regions, while it will be around 19 in the mountains.

Minimum lows will register about 14 degrees inland, 15 in the north and on the west coast, around 17 in all other coastal regions, and 10 degrees up on the mountains.

Taking a wet turn

Sunday morning will start mainly clear but cloudy skies are expected in the afternoon with a chance of local showers while thunderstorms could be expected primarily over foothill areas and in the mountains.

The week will start with mixed weather where Monday and Tuesday skies will be intermitted by cloud formations which could give way to local showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms.

Air quality remains set at moderate levels while it is not expected to recede back to normal before Monday.

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