The National Hurricane Center (NHC), based in Miami (Florida, USA), today reported that Hurricane Leslie will enter Spanish territory during the next dawn with an initial position between the provinces of Zamora and Cáceres, where they may occur gusts of wind of around 100 kilometers per hour (km / h).
The State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) through the report of this agency – responsible for the monitoring of tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic – has indicated that the hurricane will affect today the maritime areas of Madeira and Josephine (Portugal).
According to the Aemet, the hurricane will continue its evolution towards the northeast, entering at the end of the afternoon in the maritime zones of San Vicente and Oporto, already as a post-tropical cyclone, but even with winds with force of hurricane, of 120 km / h that will provoke very thick sea waves or trees.
Around 00.00 on Sunday is expected to enter the land in the area of Lisbon, still with strong winds 12.
Later, it will move towards the northeast of the peninsula with less intensity and will enter Spanish territory during the early hours of the morning with tropical storm intensity.
The location of Leslie is not yet possible to determine exactly, but a range is shuffled for its initial position between Zamora and Cáceres, where gusts of wind around 100 km / h may occur, especially in high areas.
As of Sunday morning, according to the Aemet reports, "the cyclone is expected to weaken considerably as it moves towards the northeast, joining other centers of low pressure that will form on the Peninsula."
The presence of the remains of the cyclone, with very active fronts that will travel the peninsula from west to east and over the northeast peninsular will lead to widespread precipitation that will be more intense in Asturias, León and Cantabria.
The meteorological agency recommends a follow-up of the notices through its website, where they will be permanently updated.