translated from Spanish: Heavy rains hit Spain, so far nine dead and six missing (Videos)

Spain.-the least nine people have died and six have disappeared following the overflowing of streams in the region of East coast of Mallorca, as reported by the Civil Guard, which has displaced more than 100 agents in the area, where there have been up to more than 230 litres of rain per square meter.

According to the information from the authorities, know that the last deceased located was a male and that it has been found in an area close to the stream. Other fatal victims, found by rescue teams, have still to be identified. The other seven, two have been found in s’ Illot, one in Arta and four in Sant Llorenç, the municipality most affected by the torrential rains.

The former Mayor of Arta, Rafael Gili, drowned in the town, which was Alderman for two terms, between 2004 and 2005 and in the 2007-2011 legislature. In addition, seeks at least to seven missing, a number that could increase, and there are more than one hundred people displaced from their homes and who, reported by the Civil Guard.
A total of 300 different emergency services professionals looking for disappeared, who joined more than one hundred of troops of the military emergency unit (EMU) after torrential rains.

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, scroll to the Mallorcan towns flooded, as well as the leader of the PP, Pablo Casado. As reported by the Palacio de la Moncloa, the ministries of Interior and Territorial policy and the Government of the Balearic Islands tomorrow will report to the Council of Ministers to assess the extent of human and material losses and take urgent measures necessary before the «terrible damage» on the island.
Source: Three antenna  

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