Heavy rains flood Eastern Algarve towns

Intense rainfall saw several eastern Algarve towns under floodwater over the weekend.

Vila Real de Santo António, Tavira, Monte Gordo and Olhão were all affected, with roads cut off and waters raging down streets.

No major damage has been reported despite a number of homes and shops being affected.

The forecast is for heavy rain, here and there, until at least Tuesday, with the Western and Central Algarve also affected but to a lesser degree.