A squally wind and thunderstorms hit Spain; Mallorca, Valencia, Storm ‘Hortense’_144p
Published on Jan 23, 2021
Storm ‘Hortense’ made landfall in Mallorca on Friday and it was much stronger than expected, with winds gusting up to 170 kilometres an hour leaving a trail of destruction across the island.
At one point 26 roads in Mallorca were closed to traffic due to landslides and nearly 70 trees were brought down as a "line of storms” swept across the island.
As the hours ticked by the Emergency Services and Police were saturated with calls for help.
In Palma trees fell like skittles on the Paseo Marítimo and the super-strong winds lifted the roof off a car