During the night Hurricane Lorenzo displaced three families, two in S. Jorge and one in Flores, causing trees to fall, broken tiles, roadblocks and minor flooding.
Bad weather has already caused more than 50 occurrences, according to the latest information.
Hurricane "Lorenzo" is now down to Category 1, at the intensity provided by the Azorean Civil Protection.
The maximum gust so far, 145 kilometers per hour (Km / hour), was recorded on the island of Faial in the central group, followed by 130 Km / hour in Flores and 126 km / hour in Corvo.
The critical period lasts until 9:00 am, one more on the continent.
It is considered the strongest hurricane of the last 20 years to pass in the area.
The center of the hurricane has passed west of Flores Island and is on its way north / northwest. According to forecasts should rise and go affect Ireland.
Prime Minister António Costa will travel this morning to the headquarters of the National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority (ANEPC) in Carnaxide at 8:00 am to learn about the evolution of Hurricane Lourenzo and its effects. in the Azores.
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