TORRENTIAL rainfall has hit Malaga province for the second time in six weeks.
In some areas 42 litres per metre square of rain has fallen.
In Alhaurin de la Torre, 14 people had to be evacuated, while around 50 houses have been left inaccessible and several people have been left stranded after roads were blocked.
Warnings were issued to residents in Arriate and Mijas where water was beginning to accumulate in ground floor flats and garages.
Motorists have been asked to be careful of loose rock falling on the road.
In Alora, the water supply has been cut off after its wells were filled with undrinkable water due to the rise in the level of Guadalhorce River.
Spain’s Meteorology Agency (AEMET) has issued orange alerts for the Axarquia, Ronda, Antequera, the Guadalhorce Valley and the Western Costa del Sol.
On September 28, heavy flooding across Malaga caused 12 deaths and caused devastation for thousands – with many still counting the cost.
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