8 Jan, 2018 @ 12:59
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Major problems on Malaga roads after heavy snowfall

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Archidona, Malaga

THE hail and snow is causing major complications on Malaga’s roads.

The bulk of the problems are in the Serrania de Ronda region.

Heavy traffic is being reported on the A-397, which joins Ronda with San Pedro de Alcantara, and the A-367, which connects Ardales with Ronda.

At the latter, trucks, high-tonnage vehicles and vehicles without snow chains are prohibited from driving.

More specifically, on the A-397, the Guardia Civil is blocking off traffic from kilometer 17 to 11 in both directions.

On the A-367, traffic is blocked off from kilometer 27 to 25 in both directions.

Many other roads have been affected by the snow, with the DGT warning of severe delays on the A-369, MA-8301, A-7307 and A-367.


Emergencies 112 Andalusia has attended more than thirty incidents so far today due to vehicles becoming stuck because of the snow in Ronda.

From 9am to 11am, the Emergency Number 112 has attended more than thirty notices of people whose vehicles have been trapped by the accumulation of snow on the road network of Ronda, Parauta, Igualeja, Benahavis, Cuevas del Becerro and Alpandeire, among others.

There have also been warnings of roads affected by snow accumulation in Parauta (MA-7305) and Colmenar (A-A7204).

State of the road A-397 (Ronda-San Pedro). Video uploaded by María del Carmen Río.


Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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