Spain:Aftermath of Severe Flood in Mallorca

  • Captured on Wednesday 10th of October 2018
  • Location is Mallorca


At least nine people, including a British couple, have died in Mallorca, in Spain’s Balearic Islands, after the island was hit by flash flooding on Tuesday night. It is one of the most serious floods to hit Spain in the past 25 years. Three deaths occurred in S’Illot, one in Artà and four took place in Sant Lorenç des Cardassar, a neighborhood 60 kilometers from the island capital Palma de Mallorca, according to emergency services. No information has been released about the ninth victim.

More than 230 millimeters of rain fell on the area in just two hours. According to a preliminary report by Spain’s AEMET national weather service, “the probability of 233 millimeters of rain falling in Colònia de Sant Pere [close to Sant Lorenç] in Mallorca, which was recorded yesterday, is one in a thousand years.”


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The video is shot at Mallorca Island near a village called Manacor, in the east. The video shows the sever flood has washed up some vehicles to the highway road creating a mass.