According to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA ), the districts of Bragança, Viseu, Guarda and Vila Real are under a orange warning until19:00 today, after which they drop down to the yellow level.

The district of Castelo Branco will be under yellow warning until21:00 also due to the forecast of heavy showers.

According to the IPMA, the orange warning, the second most serious on the scale, is issued in “moderate to high risk meteorological situations”.