Algarve and Alentejana coast remain on red warning due to maritime unrest

The forecast also points to very strong winds in the south of the country

The coast of the Beja districts, Faro and Setúbal, as well as Aveiro, Coimbra, Leiria and Lisbon, remain under red warning until Sunday, according to the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), due to maritime unrest.

For today, the IPMA predicts sometimes heavy showers, which may include hail and accompanied by thunderstorms and snowfall in the highlands of the North and Center, accompanied by strong winds on the coast and highlands and strong sea agitation.

As for the wind, Faro, Beja, Évora, Setúbal, Santarém, Lisbon, Leiria, Aveiro and Coimbra are under yellow warning today, until 18pm.

The districts of Bragança, Viseu, Guarda, Vila Real, Viana do Castelo, Castelo Branco and Braga are under an orange warning for snowfall until Sunday morning.

Porto, Aveiro and Coimbra are under yellow snowfall warning until Sunday.

The National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority (ANEPC) warned the population on Friday to take preventive measures due to worsening weather conditions, with sea unrest, wind and snowfall.

For Sunday, the IPMA predicts sometimes heavy showers until the end of the morning, decreasing in intensity and frequency from the afternoon onwards, snowfall above 800 to 1000 meters of altitude and wind decreasing in intensity, maintaining strong sea agitation .