Baku. 19 November. REPORT.AZ / Heavy rains on mainland Spain, as well as the Balearic and Canary Islands led to floods on the coat, while Valencia and Alicante introduced the highest, "red level" of danger, Report informs citing RIA Novosti.
In particular, the East coast was particularly affected. 170 liters of precipitation fell per square meter in the municipality of Navata (province of Girona, Autonomous community of Catalonia). Manol river in the province of Girona came out of the banks, as a result several dozen of Figueres residents were evacuated. 26 sections of trails were blocked in Girona. Emergency services recommend people not to use private vehicles and not to go outside, when possible.
The waves reached six meters high the day before on the Canary Islands,.
“Red level” of danger was introduced in the South of Valencia and in the North of Alicante due to strong winds .
45,000 students have their classes cancelled.
Rains on the Iberian Peninsula will continue for a week. Moreover, a sharp drop in temperature is also expected.