Etiqueta 'Sant Llorenç floods'
Sant Llorenç floods.

Sant Llorenç floods.

Sant Llorenç floods

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An extraordinary weather event, there was an average of 257 litres per square metre of rainfall

Comment

The fifteen minutes for a tragedy

Miquel Grimalt, professor of physical geography, described the torrent as “very dangerous” because of the sheer volume of water that flows.

Andrew Ede10/02/2021 12:25

An extraordinary weather event, there was an average of 257 litres per square metre of rainfall

An extraordinary weather event, there was an average of 257 litres per square metre of rainfall

An extraordinary weather event, there was an average of 257 litres per square metre of rainfall.

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Storm Gloria

Weather

Record wave crashes in to Sa Dragonera

A number of torrentes in Majorca burst their banks, including, Canyamel, Pina, Sencelles and Sant Llorenç.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/01/2020 12:55

Remembrance service for the victims of the Llevant floods

Anniversary

Commemorations for Majorca's flood victims

"The roads were impassable, the phones were down, there was no electricity. It was a very difficult situation. We did everything that we could."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/10/2019 04:01

Sant Llorenç

Weather

Aemet president admits to weather warning error

On the ninth of October last year there had been a yellow alert for heavy rain and that this was raised to amber at seven in the evening (it went to red three hours later).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/10/2019 11:13

Sant Llorenç

Anniversary

Remembering Sant Llorenç

A five-metre-high wall of water. They didn’t stand a chance.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/10/2019 12:39

Sant Llorenç floods

Environment

Sant Llorenç bridges need modifying to prevent torrent floods

The depth of the actual structures was a factor in the flood, the so-called "torrentada".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/09/2019 04:01

Sant Llorenç disaster

Study identifies causes of October flood disaster

The experts from the university have identified three key factors.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/03/2019 19:22

Majorca floods

Nadal donates one million to Sant Llorenç

Rafael Nadal took part in the clean-up operation in Sant Llorenç.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/12/2018 18:01

Sant Llorenç floods

Opposition demanding minister's head over floods response

Questions are being asked about why "extraordinary credit" is needed for flood repairs and aid.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/11/2018 15:16

Sant Llorenç floods

Banks criticised for inadequate insurance policies

It is estimated that 60% of those affected by the Sant Llorenç floods did not have adequate cover.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/11/2018 15:00

Infrastructure

Work under way to restore damaged torrents

Twenty-five million euros are being spent on repairing torrents.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/11/2018 14:50

Sant Llorenç floods

Government accused of Sant Llorenç flood cover-up

The Partido Popular say there are various "rumours" regarding the floods.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/11/2018 14:50

Emergencies

Minister's resignation demanded because of emergencies report

The PP believe that Catalina Cladera should resign immediately "out of respect for the victims".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/11/2018 13:28

Emergencies

Report highlights serious deficiencies with emergency response system

The damning report was delivered to the minister, Catalina Cladera, a week before the Sant Llorenç floods.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/11/2018 13:26