Tropical storm “Leslie” made it to the shores of Portugal. As a result of the floods affected 27 people.
About it reports DW.
According to the Agency for civil protection of Portugal, the bad weather has left without light about 300 thousand households – about 200 damaged power lines.
The storm reached the coast of the country on Saturday evening, October 13. As reported by the Spanish meteorological service Aemet, subsequently, the storm weakened from a hurricane to the level of a tropical storm.
However, gusty winds, and heavy rains caused a drop of around a thousand trees with roots. Were also flooded some streets. In particular, was temporarily blocked the main highway of the country.
Lisbon airport canceled some flights. The country’s authorities recommended residents to stay inside and stay away from the water.
After Portugal “Leslie” went to the side of the North of Spain. Local authorities have warned of heavy rains and storm.
We will remind, recently in the United States has been a hurricane Michael, which caused significant damage to a U.S. air force base in Tyndall located in the state of Florida in the South-East of the country. The result of the invasion of the disaster killed at least 6 people, including 11-year-old child.