2 Mar, 2020 @ 14:03
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Orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds on Spain’s Costa Blanca

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SPAIN’S met office AEMET has today issued an orange weather alert for 100 km/h winds battering the Costa Blanca.

In Valencia city, the gusts have toppled the wall of a school, while the popular Mascletas festival has been cancelled.

Pego on the Costa Blanca has registered the fiercest winds, at 97 km/h, while Oliva (84 km/h), Alcoy (93 km/h), Alicante-Elche Airport (82 km/h) and Javea (81 km/h) have also been afflicted.

The orange warning is in place until 8pm today (Monday). No warning on the Costa Blanca has been issued for Tuesday.

Joshua Parfitt

Joshua James Parfitt is the Costa Blanca correspondent for the Olive Press. He holds a gold-standard NCTJ in multimedia journalism from the award-winning News Associates in Twickenham. His work has been published in the Sunday Times, Esquire, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Mail, the Sun, the Sun on Sunday, the Mirror, among others. He has appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss devastating flooding in Spain, as well as making appearances on BBC and LBC radio stations.

Contact me now: joshua@theolivepress.es or call +44 07960046259. Twitter: @jjparfitt

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