Irishman in Albufeira shares shocking pictures of orange sky as Portugal wildfires spreads
These shocking pictures taken by an Irishman show an orange sky in Albufeira as wildfires in Portugal spread.
Clips shared by Roscommon native and radio DJ Frankie Shanley show the skyline covered with orange smock coming from a blaze nearby.
The temperature went back to 28C on Thursday, and some of the fire has been controlled.
Portugal has been on high alert as searing temperatures threaten to to break continental records.
Fires killed 114 people in Portugal last year.
Last June, forest fires in the central town of Pedrogago Grande killed 64 people and injured more than 250.
An intense heatwave similar to the one currently affecting parts of Spain and Portugal preceded the June fires.< /p>
Meanwhile, others are enjoying the heatwave as temperatures climb to 48c - but people have been warned to stay out of the sun.
Experts believe new temperature records could be set this weekend as temperatures continue to soar.Source: Google News Portugal | Netizen 24 Portugal