Sea storm leaves five districts under orange warning


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The districts of Porto, Viana do Castelo, Aveiro, Coimbra and Braga are under an orange warning, the second most serious, due to the forecasts of sea turbulence released today by the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA).

The warnings are valid until 03:00 on Sunday, and waves can reach 10 meters high in the districts of Viana do Castelo and Braga.

The districts of Guarda and Castelo Branco are under a yellow warning due to forecasts of snowfall until 12 noon on Sunday.

Snowfall is forecast above 1200 meters, with accumulation of up to four centimetres above 1400 meters and more than five centimetres in the highest parts of Serra da Estrela.

Also under yellow warning are the districts of Faro, with sea turbulence forecast until 18:00 on Sunday, Setúbal (rain until 12:00 and sea turbulence until 18:00 on Sunday), Lisbon, Leiria and Beja for the same reasons.

Iris Lavan
Iris Lavan
With a background as a consultant in the medical industry, Iris Lavan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Portugal Pulse. Iris also runs a company in Tel Aviv offering marketing, business development, content creation and public relations services. She holds a degree in economics and management, giving her a solid grounding in business strategy and financial planning. Iris' commitment to Portugal Pulse is reflected not only in her consulting career, but also in her impact on the Portugale media landscape in Israel. She was an interviewer for Hadshot Portugal חדשות פורטוגל, a media outlet that broadcasts news about Portugal in Hebrew, where she provided valuable information on current affairs, healthcare and the economy. Since July 2023, Iris has also been part of the Portugal Pulse team.

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