Three people are missing feared dead following new freak flash floods in Spain.
The trio include a mother and her grown-up son whose prefab home was swept away by a swollen river in the village of Vilaverd near the east coast city of Tarragona.
The third person search teams are hunting is a 70-year-old man who was carried away by floodwater as he tried to reach his car to move it in the coastal town of Arenys de Mar north of Barcelona.
Thousands of people in Catalonia have been left without electricity following torrential rain.
Sun loungers pictured left, were seen strewn across the pool side, while holidaymakers (right) observed the aftermath of the tornado in the Ibiza party island Sant Antoni, Spain
The latest storms, which come on the back of freak flash floods last month which hit hardest in the Costa Blanca and left seven people dead, have also affected the Balearic Islands.
Three workers were injured yesterday when a whirlwind uprooted their maintenance hut in the Ibizan holiday resort of San Antonio, coinciding with the UK school half-term holidays.
An estimated 200 trees in the area were also uprooted.
The bad weather also caused problems for planes leaving and trying to land at Palma Airport in Majorca, leading to some delays and diversions.
This morning parts of the north-east province of Girona were on red alert, with local authorities warning the river Ter could overflow its banks and advising locals to exercise ‘extreme caution’.
The seven victims of last month’s storms included a 66-year-old Dutchman whose body was found two days after he vanished on September 15 in Dolores in the province of Alicante.
A British family told at the time how they had to be rescued by the army after becoming trapped in their holiday villa for 12 hours.
Pictures show the destruction left behind following the poor weather conditions which have swept the island, last night and the early hours this morning
Paul and Angie Spencer, from Doncaster, had been staying in Alicante with their four children when a nearby river burst its banks.
Paul said after being rescued: ‘We knew we were in trouble when the waters rose higher than the kerbs.
‘Cars were streaming past, along with furniture, suitcases and even two people who tried to cross the road.
‘They just got swept away. Their screams were awful, we don’t know what happened to them.’
A helicopter was due to be mobilised this morning/yesterday morning to help in the search for the missing mum and son, believed to be aged around 70 and 40.
Regional Civil Protection chief Sergio Delgado confirmed: ‘Authorities are searching for two people believed to have been swept away in floods who were in a prefabricated bungalow as well as a person who has disappeared in the Arenys de Mar area.’
This comes just as a tornado tore through the Ibizan party island of Sant Antoni, Spain, and left three people injured, last night and the early hours this morning.
Three men were inside a builder’s work-cabin when the tornado struck and were taken to the Policlinica Nuestra Señora del Rosario hospital for treatment.
A pickup dries in a flooded area in Redovan as torrential rains hit southeastern Spain overnight, sparking major flooding in the Valencia region, on September 12
Around 200 trees were uplifted from the ground and 69 incidents were reported in relation to the storm.
Torrential rain battered through the city of Alicante , Murcia, Valencia and western Andalucia regions in early September.
Around 35,000 were evacuated during the poor weather conditions which is said to have been Spain’s worst storm in 140 years.
People pushing a vehicle through a partially submerged car park as torrential rains hit Orihuela, last month
A brother and his sister saw their vehicle washed away and overturned in the city of Albacete on September 12.
Another man drowned after driving into a tunnel in Almería which had been closed due to flooding, while one man lost their life in a ravine in Baza, Granada.
A man, 58, was found dead in an area of Orihuela, Valencia, while the body of a 41-year-old man was located in La Matanza, Valencia, on September 14.