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Almost 50 areas on maximum fire alert

in News · 07-09-2017 07:19:00 · 0 Comments


Almost 50 areas in seven districts nationwide have been today been placed on maximum fire alert.

Almost 50 areas on maximum fire alert

 

The Portuguese Met Office issued the advisory this morning due to rising temperatures rising and strong winds being accompanied by a drop in humidity.

 

The Algarve is also covered by this warning, with five areas being placed on the highest level of readiness due to the threat of wildfires.

 

Monchique, Tavira, São Brás de Alportel, Castro Marim and Alcoutim are all coloured purple, while Loulé and Silves are on red alert, which is the second highest level on the scale.

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Edition 1442
23 September 2017
Edition: 1442

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