Cort is working to repair the 8-metre sinkhole that has appeared in Avingudes as a result of the heavy rains caused by storm Juliette in Palma. Another, smaller one, has appeared in Passeig Marítim, in Avinguda Gabriel Roca at the height of the old Pacha. The local police are also regulating traffic on Avinguda Alexandre Rosselló, in front of El Corte Inglés, where part of the asphalt has begun to be opened in the direction of Paseo Marítimo
The Palma police are keeping a watchful eye on traffic while EMAYA workers are working to repair the sinkhole that has appeared in Avingudes. Traffic has been cut off on Avinguda Alemanya towards Plaça Espanya, diverting it towards the General Riera and Antoni Marquès tunnels. The police are also regulating traffic on Avinguda Gabriel Roca at the old Pacha. Traffic in the direction of Andratx is being diverted along carrer de Monsenyor Palmer and traffic in the direction of Arenal, towards Avinguda Joan Miró.
The sinkhole was caused by the heavy rains brought by storm Juliette this morning on the Avingudes de Palma, at the height of the former Sa Nostra headquarters. It has a diameter of eight metres and two of the three lanes in the direction of Plaça Espanya and one of the three lanes in the direction of General Riera have had to be closed.
Third sinkhole on Avinguda Alexandre Rosselló
The local police are also regulating traffic on Avinguda Alexandre Rosselló, in front of El Corte Inglés, where part of the asphalt has begun to be opened in the direction of Paseo Marítimo.
Eight torrents overflowed and 17 stretches of road cut off by Juliette
The storm of rain, wind, cold and snow that is affecting the Balearic Islands has left 160 incidents since yesterday, according to the Emergency Service: 147 in Mallorca, 9 in Menorca and 4 in Ibiza. Of these, 21 in Felanitx, 10 in Escorca and 10 in Manacor.
To highlight 30 assists to the road, 23 falling trees, 20 large sinkholes in the road and 17 road cuts, of which 14 sections remain inoperative at this point.
They are: Ma10 from Pollença to Fornalutx, Ma2141 from Sa Calobra, Ma2130 from Caimari to Lluc, Ma11a from Coll de Sóller, Ma2100 from Bunyola to Orient, Ma5018 from Randa to Cura, Ma3331 from Colonia de Sant Pere to Betlem, Ma1032 from Galilea to Puigpunyent. As well Ma1101 from Puigpunyent to Esporles, Ma10 on the Coll d’en Claret between Valldemossa and Port des Canonge, Ma4100 old road from Manacor to Artà, Ma4014 from Portocolom to Portocristo, Ma3433 from Sa Pobla to Playa de Muro and Ma4010 from Felanitx to Portocolom.
Between Artà and Capdepera, the water coming down from the Sos Sastres mountains runs over the road at some points.
The 112 continues to report the overflowing of the torrents of Sant Miquel in Búger, which exceeds 100% of its capacity with a water height of 1.4 meters, also has overflowed the Montblanc of Maria de la Salut, the Ses Terretes of Arta. It’s in the polygon 13 of Arta and also in the 21, which could be the dels Revolts or Canals that flows. Also Sa Vall in Manacor, Son Verd in Binissalem, Na Potons in Campanet and Can Burgues in Alcúdia.
Power outages have also been reported in the municipalities of Alaró, Vilafranca, Montuïri, Felanitx, Orient, Selva, Alquería, Alfàbia, Valldemossa, Pollença, Port d’Alcúdia and Son Oliva, in Palma. Endesa has informed that the service will be restored today in the urban centres. And that it will not be possible to re-establish the service in the isolated areas that have been cut off due to the breakage of the overhead power line at high altitude until tomorrow.
The Aemet is maintaining the red warning for snow in the Serra de Tramuntana until 9 am this morning. To this warning has been added another, also red, at 6 a.m. for rough seas. It affects the north and west coasts of Mallorca until 6pm. The rest of the territory is under orange and yellow warnings for rain, wind and coastal phenomena.