Heavy Rainfall Brings Flooding to Streets in Mataro, Catalonia

Intense rainfall flooded streets in Catalonia, Spain, with weather warnings issued for parts of the region on September 16.

This footage, filmed by Twitter user @velanc_, shows cars and pedestrians wading through flooded streets in Mataro.

The Meteorological Service of Catalonia said more than 100 mm (3.9 inches) fell across Mataro on Friday.

A drowning person had to be rescued, after their car became trapped in floodwaters, according to local firefighters.

Rain was expected to continue in Mataro until Saturday afternoon, with conditions improving on Sunday. Credit: @velanc_ via Storyful