1941, 15th February – The Cyclone of 1941

Continental Portugal was violently swept by a depression that moved northeast along the Portuguese coast, causing extraordinarily strong winds and high rainfall throughout the territory, causing “…enormous damage, some irreparable, which seriously compromised the national economy”.
In Lisbon, a gust value of 129 km/h was registered, Coimbra registered 133 km/h and in Porto, Serra do Pilar, 167 km/h.
Official site of archive “IPMA, Media, Notícias” of 16th February 2017
Picture extracted from blog “o de maia”, top of the newspaper cover from “O Século”