Heavy rains on Wednesday, June 6, caused floods in the southeast of Spain, in particular in the province of Barcelona, the autonomous community of Catalonia.
Thus, in the municipality of San Pere de Ribes, 78.6 mm of precipitation fell on June 6, just 24 hours. For the same period, 53.8 mm of precipitation fell on the municipality of Igualada.
Heavy rains also caused flooding in the municipality of Calafel in the province of Tarragona and further along the coast in the areas of Sitges where the roads were flooded.
Emergency services in Catalonia received more than 300 calls from local residents with requests for help.