Torrential rains forecast in three regions of the Ebre
Civil Protection of the Generalitat has activated this Friday afternoon the Pla INUNCAT alert by an observation notice for the intensity of torrential rain, exceeding the threshold of 40 l/m² in 30 minutes, in the Ports area, in Terres de l'Ebre.
The episode is expected to affect the counties of the Terra Alta, Montsià and Baix Ebre. In this area heavy downpours will be accompanied by strong gusts of wind.
The Meteorological Service of Catalonia (SMC) informs that they have registered 43.4 l/m² in 30 minutes at the Els Ports station today.
🚒 At this point #bomberscat We do not have any action related to storms or the accumulation of water in Terres de l'Ebre, where it rains heavily.
⚠️ A lot of caution and, for any emergency, call 112 https://t.co/z2eByxZIMF
— Firefighters (@bomberscat)
November 11, 2022
From the Center for Operational Coordination of Catalonia (CECAT) of Civil Protection, this notice has already been sent to all the affected municipalities, and it has been requested that all fords and flooding points that pose a risk be preventively closed.
Citizens are advised to be very careful when moving around the areas that may be affected by this episode of rainfall, and also in outdoor activities.
It is necessary to avoid parking the vehicle in riverbeds or underground flooding points, and never cross rivers or streams if they come down with water, especially in areas where greater intensities and accumulations are expected.