Two Britons are among five people to have been killed and at least 12 others are missing in flash flooding in Majorca.
The pair were in a taxi in the eastern town of Sant Llorenc, which was swamped when a river burst its banks following heavy rainfall.
Cars were washed away and several people are believed to be missing, according to local media reports.
The Spanish military is deploying more than a hundred emergency workers with sniffer dogs, said the BBC.
Local officials have held an emergency meeting to coordinate their response, with 100 rescue workers and 80 soldiers sent to the area.
According to the Majorca Daily Bulletin, people were rescued from roofs and trees after the flooding began on Tuesday evening.
Spanish weather forecasters said 20cm of rain fell in four hours.
The Foreign Office said in a statement: "We are in contact with the Spanish authorities responding to flooding in Majorca, and urgently seeking updates from them."
Sant Llorenc has become famous as the location for reality TV show Love Island.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez posted on Twitter on Wednesday: "My solidarity and support goes out to the families and friends of victims and all those affected by these tragic floods."
Three helicopters and a military Hercules plane are also being sent from the mainland Spanish city of Valencia.
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Sincere condolences to those who have lost loved ones and hoping help is made available to those who have lost their homes to the filthy river water.
I was in la Carihuela on Tuesday and this 'weather front' also clipped some of the coastal resorts on the CDS, as it made its way towards the eastern side of Mallorca.
Prior to Tuesday the weather had been really good with the temperature in the 30's some days, but looking on my tablet for the week's weather on the CDS, the meteorologists did forecast a storm on Tuesday. Obviously I only looked for the weather in Malaga.
Their predictions were correct, because all day it was a day of blanket covering clouds …. some were dark and looming over the mountains, then around 8 pm it started raining, it was the first drop of rain we'd seen since being there (26th September).
During the night we had a hoolie of a storm with continuous heavy rain, strong winds, lightening and thunder that seemed to shake the hotel.
Wednesday morning it was still raining heavily and the taxi driver had to take a different route to the airport because of flooding.
Wednesday morning filmed from my balcony at the Hotel Pez Espada, just before we left...... You couldn't even see the mountains.
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