Hurricane Dana Causes Severe Flooding in Spain
Hurricane Dana, which swept across Spain on Sunday, caused severe flooding that washed away roads and flooded homes despite warnings from emergency services.
— Shadab Javed (@JShadab1) September 4, 2023
Red Alert in Madrid
The National Meteorological Agency has declared a red alert, which means a possible serious danger, in the Madrid region, the province of Toledo and the city of Cadiz, and said that up to 120 liters of rain per square meter could fall in Madrid in 12 hours.
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Emergency Services’ Warnings
Emergency services in Madrid have sent text messages to residents warning them of the risk of flooding and advising them not to use vehicles, and the Spanish League has suspended an evening match between Atlético Madrid and Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid due to the warning.
Unfortunately, the threat of severe flash flooding in central Spain appears to be materializing. This is Guadamur, Toledo. pic.twitter.com/16ZuOb6Wqx
– Nahel Belgerze (@WxNB_) September 3, 2023
Metro and Power Outages
And the effects of bad weather in Madrid have reached the metro as well, with video showing passengers being trapped inside trains that were suspended as torrents of rain flooded the place and blackouts were recorded in many areas.