Soller river bursting its banks. | Ultima Hora


The 112 Emergency Services had registered 136 Storm ‘Blas’ incidents in the Balearic Islands by 08:00 this morning.

39 of them were about an accumulation of water; 11 were in connection with floods on public roads; there were 15 reports of fallen trees; 18 for landslides; 11 calls were about cuts in basic services; 9 reports of flooding at homes or businesses and 3 were about rock falls.

Aemet has issued a yellow alert and says the centre of Storm ‘Blas’ is in the south of the Balearic Islands and is forecasting persistent heavy rain and strong northeasterly winds throughout the day.