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Two solar power farms may be scrapped in Spain’s Vega Baja as area now classed as flood plain

TWO huge solar power farms planned for Spain’s Vega Baja region are now in doubt because of a combination of bad timing...

ONE YEAR ON: ‘Heroes’ of 2019 floods remembered with commemorative plaque on Spain’s Costa Blanca

The town hall of Almoradi, which was massively hit by the storms and subsequent flooding over the weekend of September 14 and 15 last year, unveiled a plaque at its ‘ground zero’

‘We are STILL in fear’ admits mayor on anniversary of floods that killed seven on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NOTHING is in place to stop a repeat of the devastating floods that happened this weekend, exactly a year ago. 

City in Spain’s Costa Blanca receives over €2m for flood relief, but mayor keeps the news to himself

ORIHUELA City Council was told it would get over €2 million to alleviate the damage caused by the floods of September 2019,...

Town asks locals for pictures and videos as flood anniversary approaches in Spain’s Costa Blanca

REDOVAN council is preparing a video for the anniversary of the devastating Gota Fria and floods that killed seven people and tore...

National flood congress to be held in Spain’s Costa Blanca, on anniversary of 2019’s devastating gota fria

ORIHUELA is to host Spain’s National Flood Congress with dozens of experts looking for preventative measures against flash storms and the subsequent...

Plans made to raise N-332 coastal road on Spain’s Costa Blanca following complaints over flood risks

A PROPOSITION to discuss raising the busy N-332 coastal road in the southern Costa Blanca has been approved by Spain's agriculture, livestock...

Hailstorms this spring devastate grape, orange and pomegranate crops by 40% in Spain’s Costa Blanca

DOWNPOURS across Spain’s Costa Blanca this spring have devastated crops by up to 40%, according to recent figures out this week.

Policia Local from Dolores, Alicante, to be awarded medals for rescuing 638 people during last September’s gota fria

Policia Local in one of the worst-hit areas by last September’s gota fria will be awarded for their service.

Mayor on Spain’s Costa Blanca demands some of €57 million aid from Government as next gota fria could be...

THE Mayor of Orihuela has issued a stark flood warning to Ximo Puig, the Valencian President. Emilio Bascuñana told...

Group of Costa Blanca mayors demand that busy N-332 road is raised to prevent ‘new catastrophes’ in flood-hit region

FIVE Costa Blanca mayors are demanding quick and urgent solutions to flood prevention in the Vega Baja basin. 

Costa Blanca cycle race seen as a ‘tribute’ to those that suffered in September floods

THIS week saw the third stage of the 71st Cycling Tour of the Valencian Community pass through the Costa Blanca South.

Orihuela reopens sports centre only four months after it was “completely flooded” by DANA

FRIDAY saw the reopening of Palmeral Sports Centre of Orihuela, after €95,000 worth of flood damage was caused in September's storms.

Costa Blanca mayor claims €530 million government aid will ‘fall far short’ of funds needed to rebuild the Vega...

THE mayor of Orihuela has pleaded with Spain’s central government to release more relief funds following the devastating September floods.

Los Alcazares mayor says ‘mud-filled drains’ from September’s gota fria to blame for fresh flash flooding

THE mayor of a Costa Blanca town hit AGAIN by flash floods has blamed mud-filled drains gone neglected since September’s deadly gota...

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.

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