The storm has so far brought heavy rain and strong winds to both the islands of the Azores and to Madeira, with localised flooding and flight cancellations.

The updated travel advice reads: “Storm Oscar is forecast to bring heavy rain and strong winds to Madeira, Porto Santo and the Azores on Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 June. There are weather warnings in place, please see the website of the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere for details. You should check with your tour operator or accommodation provider before you travel and follow the instructions of local authorities”.


Originally from the UK, Daisy has been living and working in Portugal for more than 20 years. She has worked in PR, marketing and journalism, and has been the editor of The Portugal News since 2019. Jornalista 7920

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