The IPMA also placed more than 50 municipalities in Faro, Beja, Évora, Portalegre, Castelo Branco, Santarém, Leiria, Coimbra, Guarda Viseu, Vila Real and Bragança at very high risk of fire.

Several municipalities in all districts of the mainland, except Aveiro, Porto and Viana do Castelo, present today a high risk of fire.

The IPMA predicts a very high fire risk until at least Thursday.

The IPMA predicts for today on the continent cloudy or clear skies and light wind from the east.

The forecast also points to a sharp nocturnal cooling and a slight rise in temperature in the North and Centre regions, especially on the coast.

The minimum temperatures will fluctuate between 8 degrees Celsius (in Bragança) and 15 (in Portalegre, Faro and Porto) and the maximum between 23 (in Guarda) and 33 (in Santarém and Setúbal).