Heavy rains are continuing due to the winds in the storm. In some areas, the flood situation has become due to rain.
Madrid: In Spain, 11 people have died due to the Gloria storm and five people have been reported missing. Also, in this natural disaster, the embankments of rivers are being broken and saline sea water is being filled in large agricultural areas of eastern Spain. According to reports from North East Catalonia and Baleriac Island, the death toll is expected to increase. The sea waves are in spate in the storm, then people are trapped in the flood. Earlier this week, two homeless people died of hypothermia due to a sharp drop in temperature.
Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez visited the affected areas by helicopter on Thursday and also met the rescue team. He has said that he will provide funds for the five most affected areas. Heavy rains are continuing due to the winds in the storm. In some areas, the flood situation has become due to rain. However, according to the Meteorological Department, the situation is likely to improve after Wednesday. Due to the flood, the water of the country’s longest river Ebro reached the fields by breaking the embankment. The seawater has arrived within three km.