The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA) for a Saturday expected to rain was due to a mass of air from North Africa, which was transported to Portuguese lands. warned that the case may occur. .
"The mainland of Portugal is under the influence of a mass of air coming from North Africa. More specifically, between the Algarve and Lisbon regions, the inhalable particles on November 15th. On the 16th and 17th days of November, the continuation of this event is expected to progress to all continent territory, which foresees a situation related to poor air quality that could lead to so-called "sludge rains" if precipitation occurs."APA reads on the website.
According to the notice, "The impacts of this pollutant on human health, particularly the most vulnerable population, have implications for the need to reintroduce health care in children and the elderly in the emergence of these conditions.and the special recommendations of the General Directorate of Health must be observed. "
The Portuguese Marine and Atmospheric Institute's forecasts on Saturday show "rain or shower periods in the central and southern regions, especially on the coast and in the afternoon".