Speaking to the Lusa agency, commander Paulo Santos, from the National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority (ANEPC), said that the North region, mainly the districts of Porto and Viseu, were the most affected.

“In the North region we had a total of 145 incidents, 116 of which were related to falling trees, and 54 in the Central region, 42 of which were also falling trees which were related to strong wind,” he said.

According to Paulo Santos, seven incidents were also recorded in the Lisbon Vale do Tejo region.

“In addition to falling trees, small floods and falling structures were also recorded, but in smaller numbers”, he indicated.

Mainland Portugal is feeling the effects of the Ciáran depression today, with strong winds, sea disturbances and precipitation, according to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA).

For today, "an increase in wind intensity is expected, which will blow strongly on the coast of the northern and central regions, with gusts of up to 90 kilometers/hour, and in the highlands, with gusts of up to 110 kilometers/hour", and may even exceed that value at the highest points of Serra da Estrela.