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They find the bodies of a marriage inside a car overturned by the storm in Albacete

2019-09-12T11:47:06.723Z

The Civil Guard has confirmed the death of two people found inside a vehicle that was overturned in an area inaccessible by the accumulation of water in C


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The Civil Guard has confirmed the death of two people found inside a vehicle that was overturned in an area inaccessible by the accumulation of water in Caudete ( Albacete ), as reported by 112 Castilla-La Mancha .

This is about a marriage of about 70 years , as reported by Europa Press the Emergency Care Service of the region. These are the only data that have transpired so far from this incident.

The abundant rains that have fallen during the night in the province of Albacete , where the Specific Plan for the Risk of Adverse Meteorological Phenomena (Meteocam) has been activated in the alert phase, caused eight incidents and forced the A-highway to be cut. 31 , at the height of Almansa , reports Efe.

Sources of the Emergency Service 112 have informed Efe that in particular there have been six incidents in Almansa, one in Caudete and one in Yeste , from 0.00 hours to 8.00 hours on Thursday and have caused water rafts and bilges in these municipalities. In the case of the A-31, the 112 has explained that it is cut in both directions, due to the accumulation of water on the road.

According to information from the State Meteorological Agency, consulted by Efe, in the town of Almansa have fallen overnight, until 5.00 hours on Thursday, 23.8 liters per square meter, the same amount that has been recorded in the Albacete air base until 7.40 hours.

In addition, the strongest wind gusts in the region have been recorded in Almansa, since they have reached 66 kilometers / hour at 3.50 hours, while in Chinchilla a wind gust of 59 kilometers / hour at 6.00 hours was detected .

Murcia: closed schools without selectivity

The exams of the September call for the Baccalaureate Evaluation for University Access (EBAU) scheduled for this Thursday have been suspended in the Region of Murcia due to the red alert for storms and rain . These exams will be held next Monday, September 16, reports Europa Press.

The organizing committee of the tests, which is chaired by the University of Murcia and in which the Ministry of Employment, Research and Universities participates , is already contacting the centers of origin of the participating students to notify them of the postponement, given They have their contact information. Likewise, it is warning of the decision through social networks.

Therefore, Thursday's tests will not be held in any of the three established venues: Aulario Norte of the Espinardo Campus of the University of Murcia; General Classroom of the same campus, and the Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineering , at the Muralla del Mar Campus of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena . For tomorrow's day, tests of modality subjects were planned, such as Mathematics applied to Social Sciences, Fundamentals of Art, Latin, Technical Drawing, History of Philosophy or Physics.

At the moment, the exams planned for Friday, September 13, are awaiting the evolution of the weather conditions. The decision on the celebration of the tests corresponding to that day will be taken throughout the day. The suspension affects 992 students in the Region of Murcia , of which 699 are registered in the headquarters of Murcia and 293 in the Cartagena.

These tests have started this Thursday morning with the Spanish Language and Literature exam, followed by the History and language exams.

Schools closed and without Parliament by red alert

The Government of Murcia has advised the municipalities of the 45 municipalities of the community to close the schools for the red alert for rains of up to 200 liters per square meter in 12 hours , which will also keep the regional Parliament without activity on Friday, reports Efe.

This has already been decided by Murcia , Torre Pacheco , Los Alcázares , Las Torres de Cotillas , San Javier , Alcantarilla , Archena , Mazarrón and Lorca , where sports activities are also suspended and public centers are closed.

The universities of Murcia, Cartagena and Católica San Antonio also suspend all their academic activity and close all centers for minors and disabled people of the Murciano Institute of Social Action .

At noon on Thursday, and "given the predictable worsening and aggravation of the weather situation", the Government of Murcia has decided to extend the closure of schools and the suspension of all school activities planned for this Friday.

"Experience" for the flood of 2012

In Lorca , the mayor, Diego José Mateos , recalled that "unfortunately Lorca has experience" in these emergencies after the severe floods of 1973 and 2012, and has requested maximum caution in districts especially vulnerable to floods, such as Campillo , Torrecilla , Purias and grill .

Before traveling with the Flood Affected Platform , he said that the vulnerability of these areas "is the same" as then and "although it is very sad, if it rained as it did we would be in the same situation, because little or nothing is has done "to minimize the effect of the floods to 18 days of the seventh anniversary of which left 5 dead.

Valencia: up to 200 liters in six hours

The Depression Isolated in High Levels , the Dana , began to lash strongly in the Valencian Community last morning and will continue today with the possibility of leaving torrential rains of up to 200 liters per square meter, maritime storm that has forced to close the ports of Gandía , Sagunto and Castellón , four meter waves that have caused the safety of the entire sea coast to be reinforced and winds over 70 kilometers per hour.

The province of Alicante and the south of the province of Valencia remain from 00.00 on Thursday in red alert for heavy rains and winds . According to the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet) , after a night with heavy rainfall the rain has subsided in southern Alicante, including the capital, and so has the wind.

Mallorca: 17 rescued

The cold drop that already leaves the Balearic Islands has caused some damage, especially in the sea and in municipalities of the Sierra like Caimari , where several houses were flooded by the overflow of the small torrent that crosses the town, reports Jaime Mora .

The Civil Guard counted a total of 17 people rescued during Tuesday's storm. Three of them had to be helped precisely in Caimari, where they were taken out of a house due to the danger they were running.

In addition, seven occupants of four vehicles were trapped by the water in the vicinity of Campanet , and in Font de Sa Cala ( Capdepera ) a person also trapped in his vehicle was helped by water. Three more were helped at his home in S 'Albufera and another three on the Formentor road, where his vehicle was trapped by the flooding of the road.

In addition, the Benemérita had to intervene in the urban centers of Artà , Calvià , Caimari and Cala Ratjada , as well as in rural roads of these localities.

These significant rains in the Serra de Tramuntana have also led to significant growth in the reserves of the Cúber and Gorg Blau reservoirs . Eset last has raised its level 2.53 meters since last Monday, while Cúber has done it by 71 centimeters.

This means that since Monday the reserves of Gorg Blau have gone from 31% to 43%, while Cúber has gone from 37.5% to 43.4%. The joint reserve is now 43.16% while on Monday it was 33.5%, thus going from a total of 4 Hm3 to 5.2 Hm3 of dammed water.

Likewise, the rains have meant a very significant increase in water from the sources that supply the municipality of Palma, which have gone from 2,000 m3 / day to 18,000 m3 / day.

Pending the evolution of the weather conditions, the rainy season experienced in the last 48 hours has proved important to improve the state of water reserves.

The passage of the cold drop through the Islands has also caused three trucks transported in a Baleària ship that covered the Barcelona-Alcúdia-Ciutadella route to overturn the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, and that several trailers and vehicles were displaced, which in turn caused the ferry had to be diverted to Palma.

According to the shipping company, the trucks were on the main deck of the Alexandria Hypatia , which also carries passengers, although the incident would not cause personal injury or material consequences for the ship. In fact, most passenger vehicles could be landed, except for seven of them.

During the day on Tuesday and early Wednesday, the incidents managed by the 112 Emergency Service were 148, including a dozen vessels that had drifted, 23 fallen trees, nine power cuts, and up to 72 floods in low buildings, shops and public roads of the Islands.

Ibiza: roads cut and landslides

The DANA has been noticed in the Pitiusas and how. The day has started with heavy rainfall that has caused flooding in different streets of Ibiza , making it impossible for many workers to access their jobs, reports Sonia Ribas .

Among the incidents caused by the rains, the tunnel of the highway to the Airport , totally flooded, had to be closed, as well as the roundabout of Furniture La Fábrica , having to divert all traffic through the town of Jesus . Once again, road retentions and collapses have been the general trend of a rainy day in Ibiza.

In Santa Eulària the storm has caused the closure of access to the parking lots of Es Figueral , Cala Nova and Cala Llenya as they are flood areas. In addition, a section of the Atzaró Road has been closed since the nearby stream has increased its flow and the water began to invade the road. Also in the Ses Dones torrent the water level has increased, which has caused the nearby old road of Sant Mateu to be monitored.

In Santa Eulària, members of the Local Police , the Association of Civil Protection Volunteers or the Work Brigades have collaborated in these works. Since midnight, 112 has managed some 22 incidents in Ibiza, where in the last hours more than a thousand rays have been counted.

At the airport, delays are being registered in some connections and in the port of Ibiza there have been again spills of faeces.

In Formentera , despite the heavy rainfall, there have been no major incidents, as confirmed by the Consell . Among the highlights, a tourist was slightly injured on Wednesday after being dragged by a wave.

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