Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Flood victims in the Vega Baja can apply for up to €4,500 emergency aid – here’s the form

VICTIMS of the Vega Baja’s worst floods for 140 years can now request emergency funds ‘up to €4,500’ from their respective Town...

Unions representing 50,000 farmers accuse Segura river management body of ‘criminal negligence’ over devastating gota fría floods

UNIONS representing 50,000 of the nation’s farmers met last Friday with Mireia Mollá, the Regional Minister of Agriculture to accuse the organisation...

WHITE STRIPES: Albino tiger believed to be ‘one of twenty’ left in the world found locked in Alicante...

AN ALBINO tiger locked in a cage next to the swimming pool of an Alicante residence has raised alarm bells among municipal...

Expats are out in force as global climate change protests hit the Costa del Sol

A week-long campaign has been launched to ‘bring an end to the age of fossil fuels and climate justice for everyone’.

One man’s journey across Europe to gather hay as horses in the Vega Baja face ‘famine’ following devastating floods...

A NORWEGIAN man has driven hundreds of kilometres across Europe to plead for free hay as horses and goats in the Vega...

Temperatures will be ‘higher than average’ throughout autumn in Spain’s Andalucia and Costa del Sol

The news will be welcomed by residents in Malaga, who are forecast to receive a downpour today and tomorrow

Valencian government to provide financial aid to flood victims as estimates put damage at ‘€1.5 billion’ to the Costa...

THE catastrophic floods that swept through the Costa Blanca last week are expected to cost the region €1.5 billion.

Huge €75 million emergency fund announced for Spain’s Andalucia after EU chips in to help clean up aftermath of...

The huge cash injection, from the Junta's own coffers and partly from the EU, will go towards restoring roads, homes, farmland and more

Roman map shows flood-hit regions of the Costa Blanca were part of the Med just 2,000 years ago

THE Vega Baja region is prone to flooding because it was once part of the Mediterranean Sea, a Roman-era map of the...

Death toll reaches seven as body of Dutchman found near Dolores following deadly Costa Blanca floods

GUARDIA Civil have recovered the body of the seventh flood victim following catastrophic weather that hit the Costa Blanca last week.

Hailstorm hits Costa del Sol’s Ronda as winemakers hope their crops have not been ruined

More extreme weather hits southern Spain, with local farmers praying their crops have not been ruined by the storms.

‘Warming Mediterranean Sea’ was behind record-breaking rain, claims Alicante professor

A LEADING climatologist from the University of Alicante has blamed a ‘warmer Mediterranean Sea’ for the killer floods that devastated the Costa...

Rain and temperature drop for Spain’s Malaga this weekend

MALAGA is expected to experience a temperature drop and rain this weekend. According to weather agency AEMET, the probability of rain throughout much of the...

Thousands help rebuild Spain’s Costa Blanca after six die in floods following worst storm for 140 years

South East Spain starts to recover in short break from lethal floods and storms

At least six feared dead in Costa Blanca flooding after roads, railways and airports close

SIX people have died following two days of the worst flooding on record to hit the Costa Blanca flooding.

Expats donate and distribute furniture to flood victims in Costa Blanca

A KIND-HEARTED British couple has launched an appeal for unwanted furniture to help flood victims in Costa Blanca hit by catastrophic flooding.

Over 300 soldiers drafted in to evacuate ‘hundreds’ of Orihuela citizens through Thursday night following devastating Costa Blanca storms

FAMILIES have endured sleeping in an Orihuela school after they were evacuated from their Orihuela homes late last night.

Three dead in Alicante and Andalucia as killer storm moves south through Spain

SPAIN woke up this morning to death and destruction as the Costa Blanca and parts of Andalucia were hit by a devastating...

City-wide curfew and ‘Level One Emergency’ in Orihuela as Costa Blanca deals with torrential floods

CITIZENS of Orihuela have been told to stay indoors as the Municipal Operational Cooperation Center (CECOPAL) raises to a 'Level 1 Emergency'...

Floods close Orihuela road network, Red Cross providing shelter

ORIHUELA City Council has just issued a press release stating that all citizens must refrain from driving the streets, due to the...

Expats get down and dirty with Costa Blanca clean-up

A GROUP of determined expats have taken to the streets of Los Alcazares on the Mar Menor coastline in a bid to...

‘ENVIRONMENTAL CATASTROPHE’: Brown Algae invades beaches and waters on Spain’s Costa del Sol

In Tarifa, the issue became so large the town’s mayor, biologist Francisco Ruiz Giraldez, claimed that it was now ‘aggressively taking up the entire sea floor of the Strait’

Woman arrested over three Costa del Sol wildfires RELEASED on €10,000 bail in Spain’s Marbella

Police consulted two witnesses who both claimed they saw the woman in the affected areas when the fires broke out
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