Snow in the Serra de Monchique

A rare natural spectacle
Friday, 06 February 2015 | Weather

The cold wave from northern directions troubling the Iberian Peninsula has also affected the sunny Algarve. The peak of the Foia in the Serra de Monchique, the highest elevation in southern Portugal, for the first time since several years registered some snow fall. We are happy to publish this photo from February 6, 2015 with friendly permission of Mário Estevam.