Death Toll From Flooding On Spanish Island Rises

Heavy rains Tuesday night caused lethal flash flooding on the island of Majorca.
Posted at 4:03 PM, Oct 10, 2018

The death toll is continuing to rise from a flood on the Spanish Island of Majorca.

Heavy rains hit the island on Tuesday, causing flash flooding.

Spanish authorities say at least 10 people have died and a child is still missing. The UK Foreign Office confirmed to CNN two of the people who died were British.

The government sent hundreds of troops to help with the search and rescue mission.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visited the affected area on Wednesday and thanked emergency personnel.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.