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Temperatures are expected to drop between 4 and 6 degrees below the average for this time of the year as of Saturday when a mass of polar air reaches mainland Portugal.
Porto’s postponed match has left them conditionally in second place.
The plan’s aim is to sharply reduce the number of concentrations of the mosquito that carries the dengue disease.
The European Centre of Disease Control said of the total 669 cases, 25 were among non-residents who had holidayed on Madeira, including nine from mainland Portugal, six from the United Kingdom, seven from Germany, two from France and one Swedish citizen.
The number of job seekers signed on at Portuguese unemployment centres had a 22.5% year on year jump in October, the Employment and Vocational Training Institute (IEFP) announced Thursday. The areas of the country with the greatest jumps in unemployment were Madeira and the Alentejo.
Health authorities said there were 1,357 notifications of the disease, 669 confirmed by laboratory tests and 688 probable cases.
Heavy rain and strong winds affected northern Madeira early on Tuesday, but no deaths were reported. The island as a whole has been swept by heavy rains, strong winds and thunderstorms since early on Sunday.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected from Friday evening through Saturday. Madeira and the neighbouring island of Porto Santo are also expected to see winds up to 90km an hour.
The Aedes aegyoti mosquito, which is the main carrier of the disease, has been found in Madeira since 2005.