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Heavy rains finally hit Malaga replenishing reservoirs but no flood warnings in place

THE heavens have finally opened over Malaga this week as torrential rainfall has swamped the usually sun-drenched province, with the Serranía de Ronda soaking...

Barcelona in Spain to become a ‘beachless, smog-enshrouded hell hole’ by 2100 under new AI-powered worst-case climate predictions

Barcelona, the glittering jewel of the western Mediterranean, could be enshrouded in clouds of thick toxic smog, see its green spaces wither away and...

Father of two died after being swept from his house by flood water in Spain’s Murcia 

A MAN died after he was washed out of his home by floods that hit the Spanish region of Murcia. The body of the 60-year-old...

Listed: Beaches in Spain’s Malaga worst hit by most damaging storm in recent years

EVERY single beach on the Malaga coastline has been damaged to some degree by storm Ciril—considered the worst storm in recent years. In a preliminary...

Heavy rain causes flooding and dramatic rescues in Spain’s Valencia area

TORRENTIAL downpours and strong winds have caused flooding and other problems in the Valencia area. A yellow warning alert for bad weather has been put...

Spain’s Balearic Islands poised for radical overhaul in management of floods after exponential increase in rainfall

The Balearic government has been warned that flood episodes would remain a constant threat in the foreseeable future

Torrential rain causes severe flooding in Spain’s Mallorca

A STORM has already caused severe flooding, particularly in the North of the island, and cut-off roads.  Fire crews, police and volunteers have been working...

The Sierra Bermeja fire will ‘seriously’ increase possibility of flooding in Spain’s Estepona, expert warns

THE Sierra Bermeja fire, which raged through almost 10,000 hectares of land and claimed the life of an Infoca firefighter, will ‘seriously’ increase the...

Dry spell ends with flooded roads in regular Torrevieja blackspots on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEAVY rain brought flooding to Torrevieja on Sunday(March 7) with the usual quota of blocked or partially passable roads. Local forecasters, the Mastral Project, reported...

Top expert brought in to stop regular Javea flooding on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A top expert is helping Javea council to fight flooding in the city's Arenal beach area. Manuel Gomez Valentin from Barcelona is one of Spain's...

Future flood fears fuelled by climate change for parts of Spain’s Costa Blanca

FOUR Costa Blanca areas have been named as being in the firing line from severe storms and flooding caused by climate change. A report produced...

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. Dolores, in the heart of Vega...

WATCH: Heavy rains cause havoc in Cordoba and its Reina Sofia Hospital while others become trapped in car

Heavy rains in Cordoba this Saturday have lead to flooding in parts of the City, including the Reina Sofia Hospital.

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 fria. Loz Alcazares’...

Report reveals dangerous flooding in Spain will become MORE frequent in Valencia, Cadiz and Alicante thanks to climate change...

It comes as Alicante and the Costa Blanca have seen biblical flooding this week

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 torrential rain...

IN VIDEOS: At least Four killed as rain and extreme flooding wreak havoc in Spain

Roads and railway tracks have collapsed following the onslaught of rainfall

When it rains…

It’s been another quiet week for our man in Marbella

OLIVE PRESS APPEAL: Irish expat needs your help after home completely destroyed and ‘everything lost’ in Malaga floods

Trish only has the clothes on her back after her home, which is opposite the banos arabes in Ronda, completely flooded on Sunday

IN VIDEOS: British expats and tourists describe ‘terrifying’ floods on Spain’s Costa del Sol as areas continue to be...

TOURISTS and expats have described the 'biblical' floods ravaging the Costa del Sol today as they took refuge for hours in cafes and bars. Overflowing...

WATCH: School wall destroyed and Costa del Sol port almost submerged as biblical floods wreak havoc in Spain’s Andalucia

AS Andalucia is placed under a dangerous red alert severe flooding, thunderstorms and torrential rain have left Andalucian towns almost engulfed in water. Shocking videos...

60 tourists and residents rescued from roofs and vehicles in Mallorca as island battered again by flash floods

SOME 60 residents and tourists have been rescued from their cars and roofs from flash floods tearing through Mallorca today. It comes just a week...

RED RISK: Spain and Balearic Islands face extreme torrential rain just one week after 13 tragically died in Mallorca...

THE Eastern coast and the Balearic Islands have been battered by a bout of flooding, just a week after 13 people tragically lost their...

Flooding and injuries as ‘worst storm of the year’ wreaks havoc in Spain

Serious flooding and wind alerts in place for Sunday

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