One particular person was killed and dozens injured when excessive winds precipitated a part of the principle stage to break down at a dance music competition close to the Spanish metropolis of Valencia early on Saturday, emergency providers stated.
Different infrastructure was additionally broken when wind gusts hit the Medusa Competition, a large six-day digital music competition held within the east coast city of Cullera.
Regional well being authorities stated 32 individuals have been taken to hospital and three remained there on Saturday afternoon.
Organizers stated they have been canceling the remainder of the competition for the protection of these in attendance.
“We’re utterly devastated and saddened by what occurred this morning,” organizers stated earlier on the competition’s Fb web page, including that “excessive” climate circumstances had broken a number of infrastructure on the competition web site.
On the competition, the place French DJ David Guetta would play on Saturday, DJs have been on 5 levels all evening on Friday. DJ Miguel Serna was on the principle stage for his set from 3am to 4am when the incident occurred.