A MALAGA town has set a national record for the highest amount of rainfall in 12 hours. 

Alpandeire, in the Serrania de Ronda, saw 399.4 litres of rainfall per square metre from midnight on Saturday until 12pm Sunday.

Bobadilla saw the second-highest amount with 247.6, followed by Ronda with 220.4.

The measuring equipment used by AEMET is so precise it was able to decipher how much fell every hour.

At one point, between 8.30 and 9.30am, Alpandeire received a whopping 118.6 litres per metre squared.

 

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