Weather disturbance in Spain: Six cruise tourists injured

In Mallorca’s port of Palma, hurricane-force winds broke the moorings of the 330-metre-long cruise ship Britannia and pushed it into the cavernous oil tanker Castillo de Arteaga, the Balearic Islands Port Authority (ABP) said.

The collision caused a hole in the hull of the tanker on the port sideThe sea is not polluted. Firefighters, port police and extortion crews were involved in the tug.

At the port station in Palma The storm broke the windows; Six tourists on board were injured by shards of glass and were taken to the hospital.

At least 90 incidents of hurricane-force winds have been recorded in the Balearic Islands, with the largest number in Mallorca. A pregnant woman was injured when a road board fell on her in Galvia municipality. Marines rescue two children who fell off the beach rocks while swimming in a mattress.

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