The vast low-pressure in Western Europe has brought violent bad weather in the last hours on the Iberian peninsula, where there are huge damages.

Heavy floods struck the area of Reinosa, in the Spanish region of Cantabria, overnight. The floods, caused by the Híjar river, swept the city dragging several cars away; several people have been evacuated. Bad weather has affected the northern and central areas of ​​Spain with floods, and landslides, while in late hours and heavy rains are affecting the south.

Serious floods have always occurred yesterday in the north-western region of La Castilla and Leon. A dramatic flood has hit the town of Huelva, in Andalusia, where the water has reached five feet in height.
Damage and criticality also due to the strong wind, which reached peaks of 150/160 km/h in the north-western area of ​​Spain, particularly in Galicia.

The storm that struck Spain, called Elba, also caused two victims. A man in the Asturian municipality of Aller, overwhelmed by a landslide; another in Santiago de Compostela was killed following the fall of a wall.