Downpours in Lisbon cause leaks in parliament
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Downpours in Lisbon cause leaks in parliament

The beautiful building housing Portugal’s parliament is, like so many others in the country, not immune to winter downpours. Today’s, affecting the capital and other regions of the country, saw power cuts and staff running up and down with buckets and plastic sheeting, to protect wooden floors and carpets.