Footage of the aftermath of a devastating hurricane in Portugal

Footage of the aftermath of a devastating hurricane in Portugal

Footage of the aftermath of a devastating hurricane in Portugal

Leslie's winds left 300,000 without power in Portugal and brought heavy rain.

Neighbouring Portugal was hit hard by Leslie Sunday night when the tropical storm slammed into the northwest coast.

"It's a post-tropical storm now and is already in the far north of the country", meteorological institute head Jorge Miranda told the Lusa news agency.

National electricity supplier EDP said it had 750 technicians working to restore power and had activated 70 emergency generators.

Hurricane Leslie moved north-east through the peninsula with Lisbon, Porto, Spain and south western France also being hit.

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"The greatest danger has passed", Costa said.

At Mealhada, in Aveiro district, the roof blew off an indoor sports stadium putting an end to the European final of the women's roller hockey competition. The winds reached 176 kilometers per hour. "I have never seen anything like it". "People were very anxious".

Spain was also expected to be hit by the severe weather, dubbed a "zombie" storm because it first formed on 23 September and has meandered through the Atlantic Ocean for weeks. Past year around this time, it was Ophelia that passed near the Portugal-Spain coast on track to Ireland, feeding forest fires in both countries and killing 40 during a heat wave.

There has been only one death reported, 28 people were left lightly injured by the storm and there were 61 evacuations.

On Tuesday, intense rain sparked flash floods in the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, killing 12 people.

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