According to the Sub-Regional Emergency and Civil Protection Command of Beiras and Serra da Estrela, the snow that fell on Sunday led to the cutting of road sections numbers 11, 12, and 13, which connect Piornos – Torre and Torre – Lagoa Comprida.
The same source told Lusa that there is no forecast for the reopening of sections of the central massif of Serra da Estrela that are closed to car circulation.
Twelve districts of mainland Portugal are today under an orange warning due to wind and maritime agitation, indicated the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA).
The districts of Porto, Faro, Setúbal, Viana do Castelo, Lisbon, Leiria, Beja, Aveiro, Coimbra and Braga will be, until Wednesday, under an orange warning, the second most serious of a scale of four, due to maritime agitation. The districts of Guarda and Castelo Branco are under an orange warning due to wind.
In addition to these 12 districts, another three, Bragança, Viseu, and Vila Real, will be under a yellow meteorological warning between today and 06:00 on Wednesday.
Snow closes roads
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