Two Britons reportedly killed as flash flooding hits Majorca
11 October, 2018, 02:14 | Author: Wade Massey
The Foreign Office has said: "We are in contact with the Spanish authorities responding to flooding in Majorca, and urgently seeking updates from them".
Two of those killed were in Sant Llorenc, one in Arta and two more in S'Illot.
The island was hit by devastating floods overnight, with torrential rainstorms hitting the town of Sant Lorrenc, about 40 miles east of the capital Palma.
The missing British pair were believed to have been travelling in a taxi when the vehicle was caught in the flood.
A dry creek overflowed, creating a strong current of water and mud that buried cars and tore trees along the way, witnesses told Spain's TVE.
Public broadcaster TVE showed footage of flooded streets and overturned cars along the guardrails of a major road.
Cars and debris are seen on the side of the road after a storm in Mallorca, Spain, on October 10, 2018.
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