The municipality of San Llorenç, in Mallorca, has been flooded by water after withstanding rainfall of 180 liters per square meter. According to ÚltimaHora.es, the overflow of a torrent has caused at least one death and several injuries.
Sant Llorenç, municipality of Mallorca is flooded by overflowing the Torrente. I hope there are not any injured! pic.twitter.com/SRw20LkR5V
– Joan Carles Miquel Garau (@jcmiquel) October 9, 2018
– Jeroni Puigros (@Jeromint) October 9, 2018
Civil Guard and Emergency 112 personnel have arrived in the area, preparing for a long night of evacuations, assessing damages and risks. A journalist from Canal 24H of RTVE has stated that there are people trapped and that it is only possible to access the town in zodiacs.
The Aemet has activated a red alert in the north and northwest of the island, although by late Tuesday it had stopped raining.
The village of Sant Llorenç, mig anegat. Els veïnats do not have llum and the centraleta de l'112 is col·lapsada. They have plogut 180 liters in molt poc temps. L'aigua els up to the coll https://t.co/1fJyNvCwqb pic.twitter.com/NbukOsEXyi
– IB3 Notícies (@ IB3noticies) October 9, 2018