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Emergency services and members of the authorities are still working to clear debris after a tornado hit the Algarve areas of Carvoeiro, Lagoa and Silves this afternoon.

The tornado was seen building up over the sea from the coast of Carvoeiro at around 1pm and when it hit land it proceeded to cause havoc in Carvoeiro, Lagoa and on into Silves.

According to a report by the Portuguese newspaper Público, ten people were injured during the tornado with two of them sustaining serious injuries while other people were treated by INEM for psychological issues.


In Carvoeiro the worst hit areas were in and around the Monte Santo resort and Quinta do Paraiso.

Workers were already busy trying to replace roof tiles of properties while a porta cabin had been tipped in the tornado on the outskirts of the resort.

One of the golf buggies used at the resort was…

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