Torrential rain in Soller this morning.


The municipalities of the Serra de Tramuntana were affected ob Monday by heavy showers and storms. The territorial delegation of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) reported that 35.6 litres of water per square metre were recorded in Puerto Soller, of which 13.4 litres fell in 10 minutes. The delegate and spokesperson for the Aemet in the Balearic Islands, María José Guerrero, specified that it was torrential rain.

Guerrero indicated that the rainfall was very localised in the Serra area. In Escorca Son Torrella, 49.6 litres of water per square metre were recorded. There were gusts of wind at 60 kilometres per hour. The Aemet warned that these phenomena could be be repeated in other parts of Mallorca.

For this reason, the alert for heavy rain and storms was extended to the whole island.

These warnings were in force until 6pm today, except in the Serra de Tramuntana, where they were scheduled to end at 4pm.