Heavy rain warning in 7 districts in Portugal

Written By Lara Silva

Seven districts in Portugal are facing a yellow warning due to heavy rain on Thursday. According to the Portuguese Institute of the Ocean and Atmosphere (IPMA), this heavy rain will occasionally be accompanied by thunder.

The seven districts with a heavy rain warning in Portugal are Viana do Castelo, Porto, Braga, Aveiro, Vila Real, Viseu, and Coimbra. 

The IPMA emits a yellow warning when risk is associated with certain activities due to the meteorological situation.

The heavy rain is said to decrease in the afternoon in the north and center of the country. 

On Wednesday, CNN Portugal reported that there were 94 incidents recorded due to the heavy rain between 12 AM and 7 AM. These include flooding and falling trees. The areas of Lisbon, Viseu, Coimbra, Braga, Setubal, Santarem, and Porto were most affected.

In the Alentejo region, there were 59 cases of flooding yesterday until 9:30 PM on public roads and houses. The incidents were primarily concentrated in the districts of Beja and Portalegre. No one was harmed.

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