18 Feb, 2010 @ 20:29
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Schools evacuated due to rain

PUPILS from two schools were forced to flee after landslides, caused by heavy rain, on Monday.

The two schools, in Manilva and Marbella, were flooded and evacuated as was the El Ángel college in Marbella.

Furthermore, a wall collapsed close to the Barceló hotel in San Pedro Alcántara, Marbella.

The A7 in Manilva was closed as underpasses to gain access to Sabinillas and Puerto de la Duquesa were underwater.

There were several landslides, causing delays on affected roads in Manilva.

In Estepona several rivers and streams burst their banks flooding homes and businesses, with the Urbanization Marimontes worst affected.

The marina in Estepona was also flooded by torrential rain.

Jon Clarke (Publisher & Editor)

Jon Clarke is a Londoner who worked at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday as an investigative journalist before moving permanently to Spain in 2003 where he helped set up the Olive Press. He is the author of three books; Costa Killer, Dining Secrets of Andalucia and My Search for Madeleine.

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