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Thunderstorms over Majorca

Thunderstorms over Majorca Image ID 2506
Acquisition date 09-Oct-2018
Over head time 15:18:00
Satellite Sensor avhrr
Sensor Channel(s) 2

Numerous thunderstorms are evident over the western Mediterranean Sea and most notably the Balearic Island of Majorca. Majorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands, experienced torrential rainfall which subsequently led to flash flooding that killed 12 people. Spainís Meteorological Agency (AEMET) reported that 232.8 mm (9.17 inches) of rain fell in 24 hours on 9 October in the north-eastern coastal town of Colonia de Sant Pere.

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