Etiqueta 'Floods'
Flooding near the Limburg hamlet of Aasterberg

Flooding near the Limburg hamlet of Aasterberg

Flooding near the Limburg hamlet of Aasterberg

SEM VAN DER WAL 16/07/2021

Cala D'Ord

Weather

Clean up after the storms

The heavy rains, the first rain for months, left a trail of destruction in their wake. See videos online.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/08/2019 10:25

Balearics facing greater flood risk - experts

Environment

Balearics facing greater flood risk - experts

“Flood risks are expected to increase in the future as a consequence of climate change."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/12/2018 09:49

Sucesos. Sant Llorenç el día después. Fotos de Antonia Gelabert (32).jpg

Emergencies

Heavy rains, floods kill at least ten in Majorca

At least ten people including two Britons were killed. Six people still believed missing (updated at 18.00, Wednesday).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/10/2018 12:55

Sa Pobla was very badly affected by the floods.

Agriculture

Government allocating two million euros for farm aid

The environment and agriculture ministry estimates that 30% of annual agricultural production in the Balearics has been lost.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/02/2017 00:00

The early potato crop was ruined by floods and then wind.

Agriculture

Sa Pobla's early potato crop has been ruined

Farmers are waiting for full insurance valuations. Assessors are busy on the mainland and so haven't come to Majorca yet.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2017 00:00

Getting on for two years ago, university researchers had begun monitoring for possible signs of olive ebola.

Majorca

Floods, pestilence and protest: the week in Majorca

There was confusion over flood aid; olive ebola began to look deadly serious; the transport ministry had designs on central reservations and continued to lock horns with taxi drivers; town halls were being insulted; and they were crying over an ice-cream kiosk.

Andrew Ede04/02/2017 00:00

Olives are not the only target for xylella fastidiosa.

Agriculture

Insufficient resources to fight olive ebola

The services of the Guardia Civil are being offered in the fight against the spread of the "xylella fastidiosa" plague.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/02/2017 00:00

A tractor protest against the policies of the regional agriculture minister was organised by Asaja, the agricultural businesses association.

Agriculture

Minister insists that the government is on the farmers' side

Balearic environment minister: "Madrid appears to have forgotten the needs of agriculture."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/01/2017 00:00

Flooding which occurred in the Pla de Sant Jordi.

Agriculture

Farmers accuse government of "having a laugh" over flood aid

The national government has "blatantly and manifestly" mocked Balearic farmers through its decree of emergency measures for damage.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter30/01/2017 00:00

Sa Pobla's potato fields were inundated.

Majorca

Water week in Majorca: floods, tourist tax and rates

Farmers were faced with flooded fields, electricity was costing more, Palma refused to budge on its water rate and was demanding more tourist tax revenue, public opinion was against holiday rentals, and taxi drivers were getting angrier.

Andrew Ede28/01/2017 00:00

The torrent in Soller. Flooding was largely caused by torrents overflowing.

Emergencies

Madrid approves rapid payment of flood compensation

The Balearics are classified as a "zone severely affected by a civil protection emergency", for which compensation will be forthcoming.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/01/2017 00:00

Waves crashed through the Cala Ratjada wall, which was already in a poor state.

Agriculture

Majorca could be declared a disaster area because of floods

The national government's delegation will assess information in deciding whether to declare a disaster area.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/01/2017 00:00

The potato crop in Sa Pobla and cereal crops elsewhere on the island have been badly affected by the floods.

Agriculture

Crops could be ruined by floods

In the case of potatoes, there could be serious consequences for the harvest that is due to start in March.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/01/2017 00:00