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Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

Lisbon: Hurricane-force winds have brought down hundreds of trees and left more than 15,000 homes without power in Portugal.
The remnants of Hurricane Leslie swept into the centre and north of the country overnight.
There have been no reports of deaths or injuries, but officials warned people not to venture outdoors, and a number of flights were cancelled.
The storm, one of the most powerful to ever hit the country, is now passing over northern Spain.
Winds gusting up to 176km/h (109mph) were recorded after the storm struck Portugal.
Most of the power cuts are in Leiria district and on the outskirts of the capital, Lisbon, although other areas are affected too.
Hundreds of people remained in an arts centre in Figueira da Foz after a concert because of the high winds.
Sunday’s Lisbon marathon is still expected to take place, though with an hour’s delay to the start.

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