An extraordinary weather event, there was an average of 257 litres per square metre of rainfall. | R.S.
The regional environment ministry is in the process of installing 21 new gauging stations in torrents in the Balearics. When these 21 are installed, there will be 41 in all - 32 of them in Majorca. The 41 torrents in question, it is said, represent the most dangerous. The dangers are all too obvious and all too fresh in the memory - devastating and fatal floods.