Etiqueta 'Drought'
Mounting concerns about water resources this summer.

Mounting concerns about water resources this summer.

Mounting concerns about water resources this summer.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter 29/02/2024

Vladimir Putin


Mallorca's person of the week: Vladimir Putin

Plus - cheers for Balearic tourism competitiveness and boos for drought.

Monitor27/02/2022 09:00

The reservoirs aren't at anything like their maximum capacity.


Reservoir capacity is very low again

The reservoirs are currently back down to 33% of their capacity, having been at 100% earlier this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/11/2017 00:00

More floods but more drought because of climate change.


Drought and heat waves the greatest threats from climate change

Increased risks of flooding and from a rising sea level, but drought and heat are thought to be the greatest threats.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/10/2017 00:00

There were a number of fires in Ibiza but all on a very low scale.


Over one hundred wildfires in the Balearics in 2016

The largest fire in Majorca was in August at Ses Comunes in Petra (45 hectares; 111 acres).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/01/2017 00:00

The Carretera Vella in Valldemossa became its own "torrent" because of the amount of rain.


The wettest Majorca December on record

The heavy rain of the past week has brought about a dramatic improvement to water resources, and one Tramuntana municipality to benefit is Valldemossa.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/12/2016 00:00

Rain has helped to increase water reserves in Majorca.


Water situation improves thanks to recent rain

Majorca's drought status has been downgraded to pre-alert. Plenty more rain is needed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/12/2016 00:00

Desalination production will continue throughout the year.


Drought plan to put onus on town halls to have reserve water supply

Among measures in the government's drought plan is the increased use of recycled water for agriculture and golf courses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/11/2016 00:00

The remarkable phenomenon of the Fonts Ufanes in Campanet.


Ufanes springs phenomenon affected by lack of rain

The Ufanes springs have broken out on average thirty times in recent years, but last winter there were only five occasions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/11/2016 00:00

The Minorca fire was one of the worst in the Balearics this summer.


Satisfaction with forest fire management given drought conditions

There were 105 forest and natural area fires in the Balearics up to 15 October.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/11/2016 00:00

Better days: 92% reservoir capacity in March 2013.


Reservoirs topped up by rain but levels remain low

There has been rain but it hasn't been falling in great abundance in the area of the reservoirs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2016 00:00

There was a storm in Palma today, but areas in the Tramuntana missed out.


How Tramuntana towns have been coping with the water shortage

Although the municipalities were not on the recent "drought alert" list, they have been experiencing problems.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/09/2016 00:00

The Gorg Blau reservoir isn't gaining any more capacity, as dry weather has continued.


Driest summer in the Balearics for thirty years

This has been the driest summer in the Balearics since 1985 and the fourth driest since 1952.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/09/2016 00:00