Weather Alert – Hurricane Leslie, Madeira and Porto Santo islands, Portugal

Location:  Madeira and Porto Santo islands, Portugal Event:  Hurricane Leslie is expected to impact Madeira and Porto Santo islands between 06:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13th until 18:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14th.  Portuguese authorities are warning people to expect high winds, dangerous storm tides, heavy rainfall, and possible flooding. Actions to Take: Avoid the ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday, October 7, 2018 – Second Alert 

Location: Sintra and Cascais, Lisbon Region, Portugal Event:  More than 700 firefighters are continuing to fight a wildfire that started late Saturday night near Santuário da Peninha in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. High winds have pushed the fire south and already lead to preventative evacuations in the Biscaia, Figueira do Guincho, and Charneca areas. The highway ...
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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday, October 7, 2018

Location: Sintra and Cascais, Lisbon Region, Portugal Event:  Wildfires continue to burn in the Sintra and Cascais areas of the Lisbon Region. Several areas have been evacuated according to local media reports. Be alert for road closures and heed directions from local authorities. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Seek secure shelter. Monitor local media for ...
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