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Forest fires prompt evacuations in Portugal

As Portugal continues to experience a heatwave, firefighters are battling wildfires that so far have burned 15,000 hectares.

Southern areas of the country, particularly the Odemira region, have been the hardest hit. Authorities have evacuated thousands of people.

One of the fires reached the Algarve, a popular tourist destination.

Once again today, temperatures have soared to nearly 30 degrees,


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