A person injured in Alcanar after a wall fell on him because of the wind

A person has been injured in the leg by the fall of the wall of a building under construction in Alcanar due to the strong wind that is blowing this Friday in various parts of Tarragona, according to what the firefighters have reported, who have attended between 10 and At 5:00 p.m. a total of 29 warnings for strong winds in the territory. Up to 24 of these have been in the municipalities of Camp de Tarragona and the remaining 5 in Terres de l'Ebre.

On the T-314 road, which goes from the T-11 to Parc Samà, in Riudoms, an alternative path has been given to traffic due to a tree falling on top of a vehicle. The firefighters have received the notice from the owner of the tourism at 10:54 am. He reported the facts and pointed out that he was outside the car. Two firefighters have been dispatched to the scene.

This Riudoms service is one of the 18 in which the firefighters have worked this morning (until 1:00 p.m.) as a result of the wind. In Reus, on Calle Del Morell, there have been landslides from the façade. Different cars have had to be taken off the street to avoid damage.

At a quarter past ten in the morning a crew of firefighters has moved to the place and has spoken with the community of owners of the building.

Finally, at a quarter to eleven a crew of firefighters from the L'Ametlla de Mar park went to the Calafat urbanization. A notice has been received that a sign was about to fall at kilometer 1,114 of the N-340 road. Finally, it has fallen at 11:03 am.

Baix Camp and L'Ametlla

Until one in the afternoon, 18 interventions had been recorded, the majority in Baix Camp and two in L'Ametlla de Mar. At half past one, firefighters were working in Salou, where there was a sheet about to fall.

For its part, the 112 emergency telephone number has received 98 calls related to this atmospheric phenomenon until one in the afternoon. Of these, 13 came from Baix Camp, three from Baix Ebre and two from Alt Camp. By municipalities, eight were from Reus, two from Cambrils, Vandellòs and L'Hospitalet and L'Ametlla de Mar.

Trees and plaques removed

The incidents have not stopped happening throughout the afternoon. At the Joan Ardèvol School in Cambrils, a notice was received at 1:09 p.m. of the fall of the roof cover of a prefabricated module. At 1:20 p.m., in Salou the firefighters also had to remove a four-meter plate so that no one suffered damage. It has been on Andorra Avenue.

There have also been problems with trees. In Tarragona city, specifically on Montsant avenue, a notice of a fallen tree was received at 1:37 p.m. At 2:04 p.m., another tree has forced a lane to be closed on the N-340 A, at the junction with the N-420. It was at 2:04 p.m. The Gandhi square in Reus has also seen how a fallen tree forced the firefighters to be mobilized. Without leaving the capital of Baix Camp, a large branch has fallen on Peru street, making it difficult for vehicles to circulate, but causing no damage. In Flix, in the middle of the C-233 highway, at kilometer 7, another tree has prevented the normal circulation of vehicles.


Without causing any injuries, two accidents due to the wind have also been protagonists this afternoon. A vehicle has overturned on the C-42, in Tortosa, at 2:30 p.m., while a few minutes later, in the town of Deltebre, a car and a van have collided due to the gale, without injuries.

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