The Spanish emergency department reported on August 13, local time, that at least one person was killed and 40 injured when part of the stage and stands of a music festival were knocked down by strong winds in the early morning of the same day.

After the accident, the organizers urgently called off the performance.

  According to reports and local media reports, Cullera, a city on the eastern coast of Spain, is holding the annual "Medusa" electronic dance music festival for 6 days, which is expected to attract more than 300,000 people.

The music festival planned to hold 5 performances from the evening of the 12th to the 13th. The accident occurred at about 4 am on the 13th.

  According to information from the Spanish National Weather Service, strong winds began to appear on the evening of the 12th.

In the eastern port city of Valencia, about 50 kilometers from Cullera, an airport recorded winds of 82 kilometers per hour.

(produced by Wu Rui)

Responsible editor: [Luo Pan]