Portugal remains on wildfire high alert until midnight

in News · 28-07-2020 09:50:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal remains on a state of high alert until midnight tonight due to the heightened risk of wildfires.

The Government declared a State of Alert for the whole of mainland Portugal on Sunday, in place yesterday and today, in view of the weather forecasts conducive to wildfires.

Speaking in Faro at the weekend, President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa admitted that the coronavirus pandemic has made the prevention of fires more “difficult”.


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