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US News Mallorca is smashed by huge waves and another town is filled with FOAM as storm lashes Spain, leaving at least four dead and 200,000 people without electricity

15:50  22 january  2020
15:50  22 january  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

After the storm: Thousands without electricity and drivers urged to take care on roads

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Mallorca has been smashed by huge waves and another town filled with foam as a storm continues to lash Spain , leaving four dead and 200 , 000 without power. Videos yesterday showed waves crashing over the seafront walls and sending water cascading down the street towards

MADRID — A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving about 200 , 000 people without electricity , schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people . Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and

  Mallorca is smashed by huge waves and another town is filled with FOAM as storm lashes Spain, leaving at least four dead and 200,000 people without electricity © Associated Newspapers Limited

Mallorca has been smashed by huge waves and another town filled with foam as a storm continues to lash Spain, leaving four dead and 200,000 without power.

Videos yesterday showed waves crashing over the seafront walls and sending water cascading down the street towards buildings in Cala Ratjada on Mallorca.  

While in the Costa Brava holiday resort of Tossa de Mar, locals woke up to the surreal sight of sea foam which had invaded part of the old town. One woman was filmed trying to get into her house in the resort up to her waist in the foam.

Storm Gloria is expected to bring heavy rains to Catalonia today, increasing the risk rivers in areas like Girona could overflow. The Interior Minister has described the storm as 'exceptional.' 

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MADRID: A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day on Tuesday, leaving 200 , 000 people without electricity , schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people . Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and restaurants and

The storm left 200 , 000 people without electricity , closed schools and blocked roads. Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and restaurants. Much of the northeastern province of Gerona was without electricity Tuesday because of a fault in

Mallorca is smashed by huge waves Tuesday with water seen rushing through the street towards buildings © Provided by Daily Mail Mallorca is smashed by huge waves Tuesday with water seen rushing through the street towards buildings

Nine provinces are still on orange or yellow alert because of high winds and waves, snow and the risk from ice and avalanches.

a building covered in snow: Tossa de Mar © Provided by Daily Mail Tossa de Mar The Foreign Office has issued an 'extreme risk' warning to British tourists after the storm claimed four lives.

a pile of snow: Tossa de Mar © Provided by Daily Mail Tossa de Mar They include a 43-year-old engineer killed on Sunday in front of his wife and two children by an out-of-control van as he tried to put snow chains on his tyres near a ski resort in the northern province of Leon. a close up of a map: Storm Gloria has killed at least four people, one a 63-year-old man killed by a roof tile near Avila. Waves have battered the coast in Valencia, Javea, Mallorca and Menorca. Meanwhile heavy rains have caused flooding in Girona and left thousands without power © Provided by Daily Mail Storm Gloria has killed at least four people, one a 63-year-old man killed by a roof tile near Avila. Waves have battered the coast in Valencia, Javea, Mallorca and Menorca. Meanwhile heavy rains have caused flooding in Girona and left thousands without power

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  Chemical Plant Blast in Spain Kills One and Prompts Order to Stay Inside MADRID — An explosion and fire at a petrochemical factory in Catalonia on Tuesday killed at least one person and injured several more, prompting officials to block roads, suspend rail service and order nearby residents to stay inside. MADRID — An explosion and fire at a petrochemical factory in Catalonia on Tuesday killed at least one person and injured several more, prompting officials to block roads, suspend rail service and order nearby residents to stay inside.

MADRID – A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200 , 000 people without electricity , schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people . Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and restaurants.

    MADRID (AP) — A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200 , 000 people without electricity , schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people . Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and

Overnight it emerged search and rescue teams are looking for two people missing in the Costa Brava town of Palamos and a small town near Barcelona called Begues.

a car parked on the side of a building: Footage taken from within an entrance to a building showed an apocalyptic wall of water heading straight towards apartments © Provided by Daily Mail Footage taken from within an entrance to a building showed an apocalyptic wall of water heading straight towards apartments

The man missing in Palamos is understood to have fallen into the water as he tried to berth a boat.

a close up of a dirty room: Footage shows the sea water lashing the apartments and falling heavily down onto the street © Provided by Daily Mail Footage shows the sea water lashing the apartments and falling heavily down onto the street The man who vanished in Begues disappeared after failing to return from a walk. He is believed to be aged around 80.

Three other people reported missing on Tuesday included a 27-year-old abseiler who became separated from friends in Majorca and a Spanish pensioner whose car was carried away in a flood area as he drove from Benidorm to nearby Callosa d'En Sarria.

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A powerful winter storm battered Spain for a third day on Tuesday, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, and massive Much of the northeastern province of Gerona was without electricity Tuesday because of a fault in the At least four people have died as storms carrying heavy snowfalls and gale-force

A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200 , 000 people without electricity , schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people . Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and restaurants.

a row of wooden benches sitting on top of a building: A flooded house is pictured in Malgrat de Mar, near Girona on Wednesday. The region is expected to be hit with more heavy rains today © Provided by Daily Mail A flooded house is pictured in Malgrat de Mar, near Girona on Wednesday. The region is expected to be hit with more heavy rains today

Two have yet to be found. The OAP's vehicle was empty when it was located and searched by firefighters and the search for the abseiler was suspended late yesterday because of bad weather.

a man standing on a beach: A man takes a picture of flooded fields in Malgrat de Mar, near Girona on Wednesday. The Interior Minister has described the weather as 'exceptional' © Provided by Daily Mail A man takes a picture of flooded fields in Malgrat de Mar, near Girona on Wednesday. The Interior Minister has described the weather as 'exceptional' Fears another man who went missing in the eastern province of Castellon could become a Storm Gloria victim, were dispelled overnight after it emerged he had been found safe and well in a rural shelter.

He is understood to have vanished after going to check on his cows. 

The Costa Blanca, Costa Brava and the Balearic Islands have been among the worst affected areas by the latest storm, which has been battering many parts of Spain in the form of high winds, torrential rain and snow since Sunday.

Spanish storm: Four dead and hundreds of thousands without power

  Spanish storm: Four dead and hundreds of thousands without power Hundreds of thousands of people were left without electricity in northeastern Spain on Tuesday after heavy snow and rainfall. Four people have been killed by Storm Gloria since Sunday, with high winds, whiteout snow conditions and freezing temperatures hitting the Mediterranean coast. © Imagebridge Tthe Petroleum (Petroleo) bridge during the storm in Badalona In Girona, 220,000 people were left without power, according to emergency services.More than 1,600 miles (2,600km) of roads have been covered with snow.

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200 , 000 people without electricity , schools closed and Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and restaurants. Much of the northeastern province of Gerona

MADRID (AP) — A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200 , 000 people without electricity , schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people . Massive waves and gale-force winds smashed into seafront towns , damaging many shops and

Alicante Airport, closed last week by a roof fire, had to be shut again for a day and a half from Sunday as a precaution.    

a close up of a brick building: Foam is thrown up into the air by the wind lashing the Costa Brava holiday resort of Tossa de Mar on Tuesday © Provided by Daily Mail Foam is thrown up into the air by the wind lashing the Costa Brava holiday resort of Tossa de Mar on Tuesday A wave nearly 50ft high and described as record-high for the Balearic Islands was recorded off the holiday island of Menorca at 1pm local time yesterday.

Some supermarkets in Mallorca said Tuesday they were running short of certain products because sea conditions had affected shipping from the mainland.

The engineer killed on Sunday has been named as Misael Garcia, from Oviedo in Asturias, northern Spain.

a building covered in snow: Foam fills an alley in Tossa de Mar as Storm Gloria continues to lash Spain with further warnings issued for today © Provided by Daily Mail Foam fills an alley in Tossa de Mar as Storm Gloria continues to lash Spain with further warnings issued for today

The second victim of Storm Gloria was a 54-year-old homeless Romanian woman who died overnight on Sunday from hypothermia.

a house covered in snow: Strong winds blow thick sea foam through the streets of Tossa De Mar, Catalonia, Spain January 20, 2020 in this still image taken from social media video © Provided by Daily Mail Strong winds blow thick sea foam through the streets of Tossa De Mar, Catalonia, Spain January 20, 2020 in this still image taken from social media video She was found dead in a park on Monday morning in the Costa Blanca resort of Gandia.

Local reports said the unnamed woman and her husband had refused a social services' offer of a bed for the night ahead of the storm and had only accepted blankets and food.

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  Spain calls emergency meeting as Storm Gloria death toll hits 13 Spain calls emergency meeting as Storm Gloria death toll hits 13Residents were left grappling with the wreckage of Storm Gloria, including collapsed bridges, damaged railway lines and entire beaches wiped away by waves.

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a woman standing in a room: Two woman walk along the promenade of Barcelona where the 'Gloria' storm has left strong gusts of wind and rain on January 21, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain © Provided by Daily Mail Two woman walk along the promenade of Barcelona where the 'Gloria' storm has left strong gusts of wind and rain on January 21, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain The third victim was a man who died after being hit by tiles from a roof in the village of Pedro Bernardo near the cathedral city of Avila.

The 63-year-old was found dead by a neighbour asked to check on him by worried relatives.

A 71-year-old man died from hypothermia in Moixent in the province of Valencia.     

a group of people on a beach: Barceloneta beach during the 'Gloria' storm which has left strong gusts of wind and rain on Wednesday © Provided by Daily Mail Barceloneta beach during the 'Gloria' storm which has left strong gusts of wind and rain on Wednesday

Ports on the nearby island of Menorca have been closed for two days, the La Vanguardia newspaper said.

a small boat in a body of water: Waves hit the breakwater during a storm in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday © Provided by Daily Mail Waves hit the breakwater during a storm in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday Another video showed the swollen Onyar River in the northeastern city of Gerona gushing past buildings and almost touching the bottom of some bridges. Authorities warned there was a risk it could break its banks.

Much of Gerona province was without electricity for several hours Tuesday because of a fault in the power connection with France, emergency services said on Twitter. 

a man that is standing in the rain: A man walks along the promenade of Barcelona where the 'Gloria' storm has left strong gusts of wind and rain © Provided by Daily Mail A man walks along the promenade of Barcelona where the 'Gloria' storm has left strong gusts of wind and rain

Many schools remained closed in the northeastern region of Catalonia as well as the Valencia region further south and the inland region of Aragon, Spanish media said.

Traffic authorities said dozens of roads remained impassable because of the snow, including the A7 highway between the northeastern town of Figueres and the French border.

The storm, which whipped up Sunday, has so far claimed lives of three men and one woman. 

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