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STAFF REPORTER

MAJORCA has had the second wettest winter since records began, reported the National Weather Agency (AEMET) yesterday.
AEMET's delegate in the Balearics, Agustin Jansa said that rainfall between December 2009 and February 2010 had doubled and only the winter of 1986-87 was registered as being wetter.

In Sa Pobla, a new historic level of 371 litres per square metre was recorded this winter and in Lluc, the 925 litres accumulated there was twice the historic average.

Palma airport recorded 208 litres, the third highest in its history. March rainfall has still not been taken into account.
Temperatures meanwhile have been around average for the season except in the first two weeks of March when they were between 2 and 2.5 degrees colder than normal.