Mallorca is flooded

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Photo: Enrique Calvo / Reuters

Nine people were killed on the Spanish resort island of Mallorca due to floods. This was reported by the emergency service of the Balearic Islands on his Twitter page.

Video of flooded streets publishes The Guardian. The footage shows that the rushing streams of water from a height at least a meter washed away and buried under a car.

According to preliminary data, among victims — a pair of British tourists. They drowned when riding in a taxi. Also among the victims, two Hispanic and a woman from the Netherlands. About 15 people are still missing.

Flooding on the island began after the heavy rains on the evening of 9 October. According to meteorologists, in four hours in the region fell 20 inches of precipitation. The most affected city of San Lorenzo des Cardassar. In addition, over the banks of the river washed one of the bridges near the island’s capital, Palma de Mallorca. Currently, the region is patrolled.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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