The storm ‘Celine’ leaves 456 incidents between falling trees and flooding in Galicia during the weekend

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The intense rains and strong winds that have left the storm ‘Celine’ throughout the weekend in Galicia have caused a total of 456 incidents throughout the Community in which the emergency services had to intervene.

As reported by the 112 Galiciamost of the interventions were motivated by the fall of trees, flooding on roads and streets and actions to avoid risks derived from this climatic situation.

By province, the largest number of interventions were carried out in the province of Pontevedra (183), followed by La Coruna (176), Lugo (63), y Ourense (34).

The ayuntamientos that summed up the most powerful interventions, in Pontevedra, Vigo, Pontevedra, Nigrán and Soutomaior; in A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Ponteceso, Boiro and Ribeira; in Lugo, Palas de Rei and Foz; and in Ourense, its own capital.

Regarding the typology of the incidents, the majority were related to falling trees (184), flooding on roads and streets (85), flooding in basements and garages (17) and in homes (14). Some actions by emergency teams to avoid risks also stood out (54), and 112 responded to five calls about boats that broke free from the mooring without further consequences.

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