Tarragona registered 37 emergencies attended by strong winds
Civil Protection of the Generalitat has been scary after the alert of the Emergency Plan for winds ended this Saturday morning without registering "significant incidents" and after 194 calls for episodes related to the wind on the 112 emergency telephone number. In the province of Tarragona a total of 50 were received (23 in Baix Camp, 16 in Tarragonès, 6 in Baix Ebre and 5 in Baix Penedès).
By municipalities, after Barcelona (85), it was followed by Reus (16) and Tarragona (14).
In terms of services provided, the province of Tarragona required emergency assistance on a total of 37 occasions, 30 of which in the Camp de Tarragona region and the remaining 7 in Terres de l'Ebre. In fact, Camp de Tarragona was where the most services were carried out, followed by the South Metropolitan Region, with 22, and the North Metropolitan Region, with 17.
According to the Meteorological Service of Catalonia, the "intensity threshold" has been exceeded in Portbou (Girona), where wind gusts of up to 108 kilometers per hour have been recorded, Civil Protection reported in a statement this Saturday.
Between 10:00 a.m. on Friday and 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, the Generalitat Fire Brigade carried out 101 emergency actions due to the wind episode, the "majority" due to objects falling on the road and facade sanitation, as well as to remove items not insured, clean roads and attend to possible landslides.