An increased level of danger was introduced in most of Spain due to rains

An increased level of danger has been introduced in most of Spain due to heavy rains and thunderstorms, according to the state meteorological agency AEMET.

On Wednesday morning, the rains flooded some settlements in various regions; the situation was especially difficult in Tarragona (Catalonia) and Castellon (Valencia). Heavy rains also fell in Madrid; some tunnels were closed in the morning due to flooding, sections of several metro lines did not work, suburban trains ran at increased intervals. In total, the emergency service of Madrid – 112 – received 237 calls related to weather conditions during the morning.

Several people were blocked on the regional road in Castellon; fire crews were sent to the place.

Five and a half thousand residents of the municipality of Alcanar (Tarragona) were left without electricity, according to the Spanish state television TVE. The streets were flooded, local authorities recommend that residents do not leave their homes. Train traffic was interrupted on the section between the settlements of Aldea and Tortosa.

An increased-orange-danger level has been introduced in Aragon, Castile-la Mancha, Madrid, Navarre, Valencia and Murcia.

It is expected that the rains will continue on Thursday; on this day they will also fall on the Balearic Islands.

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