Spain continues to experience extreme weather - powerful storms and earthquake become the usual on the peninsula. While Southern Africa, England and Indonesia - all have fallen victims to flooding once again. Watch in this episode of Breaking New on ALLATRA TV:
● The Iberian Peninsula was hit almost simultaneously by storms: "Gaetan" and "Hortensia"
● Storm "Gaetan" raged in southern and northwestern Spain, accompanied by heavy rains and winds, with gusts of up to 130 km/h.
● Storm "Hortensia" brought destructive winds with gusts of up to 170 km/h to the island of Majorca.
● There were two earthquakes in the Spanish province of Granada. The magnitude of the strongest earthquake reached 4.4. This is the strongest earthquake in the last decade.
● Storm "Christophe" brought heavy rain and snow to the UK. Water levels in many rivers have reached dangerously high levels. And in Gwynedd, almost 190 mm of precipitation was recorded, despite the fact that the average monthly norm in Wales for the whole month of January does not exceed 160 mm.
● Heavy snowfalls hit several regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
● Residents of the English county of Hampshire observed a rare weather phenomenon - a snowstorm.
● Tropical cyclone "Eloise" hit the cities of Madagascar with wind speeds up to 95 km/h and heavy rainfall.
● Tropical cyclone "Eloise" caused significant damage to people in Southeast Africa. More than 8,000 people in Mozambique have been evacuated
● In Manado, Indonesia's North Sulawesi province, heavy rainfall triggered flooding that resulted in casualties. Rivers overflowed their banks and gushed through the streets of the city. The depth of floodwaters reached 4 meters
● Torrential rains have caused flooding in some areas of Queensland, Australia. In Redland City, precipitation reached about 190 mm. Meteorologists noted that this amount of precipitation was the highest in the region over the past 100 years.
Have questions or would like to share your story? E-mail us to: [email protected]