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 updates
  • Make contingency plans to leave
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety