The influence of the storm ‘Celine’ and the high tide left more than 300 incidents in Galicia this Saturday with roads blocked, pools of water, flooded shallows, fallen trees and numerous flights cancelled.
The provinces of A Coruña and Pontevedra They have been the ones that have concentrated the greatest number of interventions by emergency services due to this adverse weather climate: 149 A Coruña and 92 Pontevedra.
Specifically, in the province of Pontevedra, the Marín highway remains closed from kilometer 1.4 to 3.5 in both directions due to flooding and in the capital of Pontevedra there have also been numerous incidents caused by the storm, as confirmed to Europa Press police sources. In addition, Vigo, Nigrán, Vilagarcía de Arousa or Poio have suffered different floods in different private basements, as well as in public spaces.
For its part, in A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela has once again taken the worst hit, as reported by 112 Galicia, There were floods on different roads and there were drivers who were trapped by water rafts, again, on Rúa Fontes do Sar, but also in A Enfesta, under the AP-9 bridge and on Rúa Clara Campoamor. Floods were also seen in the South Campus and the Sar brañas. There, the Sarela River overflowed and the water spread over a good part of the promenade.
The Compostela city council closed the parks, as well as the As Cancelas soccer field, where activity was suspended during the afternoon of this Saturday.