Archive – Spain: Aftermath of Severe Flood in Mallorca, 10 Dead

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


At least 10 people, including two Britons, have been killed after torrential rain caused flash flooding on the Spanish island of Mallorca.

The British citizens, thought to have been a couple, were reported to have drowned in a taxi as flood water engulfed the town of Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, about 40 miles east of the capital, Palma, on Tuesday evening.

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 Colonia de Sant Pere (close to Sant Lorenc) in Mallorca, which was recorded yesterday, is one in a thousand years.”


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1. 26 sec video. Please credit ”@controladores“.
The video is shot at Mallorca Island near a village called Manacor, in the east. The video shows the severe flood has washed up some vehicles to the highway road creating a mass.

2. 45 sec video. Please credit ”@DFreakReporter“.
The video was shot in Sant Llorenc des Cardassar, Baleares, Spain. It shows the aftermath of massive flooding. Debris and flipped cars are on the roadside, can be seen.