Purpose of this page

The purpose of this page is to keep you, the community, informed of developing major incidents that may pose a risk to life and property, so people can take appropriate action as advised by the appropriate government authorities

Such incidents may include, severe weather conditions, rural fires, earthquakes, radiological disasters, viruses etc. These may also include incidents originating from overseas, such as in the case of viruses, which could pose a risk to the population in Portugal.

The information and advice given, is from government sources, and reliable established professional organisations both in Portugal and overseas, including in this case China.

This will be updated at least twice daily or at more frequently if the situation demands.

Please use the tabs on the right of this page to obtain more information