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Severe droughts, heatwaves and floods in hottest decade on record as climate crisis talks underway in Spain

The findings by the WMO show that this year will be the second or third warmest since records began

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...

WARNING: Rising sea levels will put coasts of Spain’s Andalucia at risk of devastating floods EVERY YEAR from 2050...

Researchers from Climate Central spent three years studying the effects of rising seas due to climate change and human activity

Minister demands ‘honesty’ from local government after Mar Menor ‘environmental emergency’

SPAIN’S Minister for Ecological Transition has demanded answers from the Government of Murcia over the ‘environmental emergency’ at the region’s Mar Menor.

British family in ‘nightmarish’ limbo as insurance assessors still to evaluate ruined home three weeks after catastrophic floods

A BRITISH couple who lost ‘everything’ in their Vega Baja villa during last month’s devastating floods are STILL in limbo as insurance...

Brits help restore Costa Blanca community of 140 left with only ‘one working kitchen’ after September floods

CARING listeners of an English-language radio station have rallied round to donate furniture, electrical items and cleaning equipment to an urbanisation left...

Councillor says Costa Blanca floods were a ‘humanitarian crisis’ largely ignored by world media

A BRITISH councillor has called the gota fría catastrophe ‘a humanitarian crisis’ largely ignored from international media. Darren Parmenter,...

Up to a BILLION ‘aggressive’ tiger mosquitoes ‘set to swarm Spain’s Costa Blanca’ after devastating gota fria floods create...

The worst flooding in 140 years has left scores of muddy lagoons, the perfect breeding ground for the blood-sucking pests

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...

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.

OPINION: Are storm drains to blame for the severity of damage to British expat businesses in the Costa Blanca...

While many of us are still dealing with damp basements and insurance claims, we should take note of the municipal elections coming up on May 22

WATCH: Videos pour in as ‘gota fria’ drenches Javea and Denia on Spain’s Costa Blanca

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=7r1_7Zokq9w BIBLICAL: Heavy rains have hit the eastern coast of Spain during Semana Santa A RED alert warning...

Marina Alta on RED ALERT as heavy rains cause flash floods along Spain’s Costa Blanca

https://twitter.com/aemet_esp/status/1120077716693356544?s=12&fbclid=IwAR1n4VJYnxEJ2mJcdTMRMZmmjJ4rfc7ee9O38CjzWny1j85OoMt0GXZF3-U THE Marina Alta and La Sofar comarca's on Spain's Costa Blanca have been put on RED ALERT...

‘Level 1 emergency’ declared as largest Easter storm in 73 years hits the Costa Blanca

https://www.facebook.com/proyectomastral/videos/850786591949136/ EMERGENCY: Torrevieja was the worst hit region, registering 200 litres/m2 WHAT was that saying about the rain in...

ORANGE ALERT: Balearics and Andalucia on standby for strong winds and rain tomorrow while snow predicted across Spain

AT RISK: AEMET'S map of Spain showing the Balearics and parts of Andalucia on orange alert tomorrow SPAIN'S...

IN VIDEOS: Streets of Marbella turned into rivers as Spain’s Costa del Sol remains on orange alert

    https://www.facebook.com/RoberRomanOrtiz/videos/vb.771090385/10160961840245386/?type=2&theater THIS is the moment rain began pummelling Marbella from the early hours of this morning.  A series of videos shared on social media shows the...

DROP OF COMMON SENSE: Are humans to blame for the floods that have ravaged Spain’s Costa del Sol?

Heavy rainfall is not a recent phenomenon, but Mediterranean sea warming and building in the wrong places is adding to the recent flooding problems, writes Harry Ward

Disaster zone declared in Spain’s Malaga, Sevilla and Cadiz as flood costs soar past €30 million

SPAIN'S government has declared areas of Malaga, Sevilla and Cadiz as disaster zones following last month's flash floods.  According to the Insurance Compensation Consortium, there...

THANK YOU: Irish expat left without home receives dozens of donations as more than €1,500 raised in Olive Press...

But Trish McGough still needs your help to restore her home and buy clothes and furniture

Hundreds of piglets drown at farm in Teba during Malaga floods (WARNING: Distressing image)

The animals drowned after the town of Teba, north of Marbella was hit by over 400 litres of rain per square metre in just 24 hours

WATCH: Marbella flooded following heavy rainfall and yellow weather warning

https://www.facebook.com/melissa.vanbastelaer.1/videos/pcb.1414443745357566/575079462948920/?type=3&theater&ifg=1 THIS is the moment Marbella streets became flooded today following heavy rainfall.  https://www.facebook.com/melissa.vanbastelaer.1/videos/pcb.1414443745357566/575079539615579/?type=3&theater&ifg=1   The footage and photos, shared by Melissa Van Bastelaer on Facebook, shows a...

Tributes pour in for fireman killed in Malaga floods as body is laid to rest and three days of...

TRIBUTES have been pouring in for the fireman killed in Malaga's devastating floods at the weekend.  https://www.facebook.com/mvmovimientovictoria/posts/440462936480896   Jose Gil, 47, died after his fire truck crashed...

Devastating Malaga floods leave more than €30 million in damages as government set to declare it a disaster zone

THIS weekend's heavy downpour and flash floods have caused around €32 million in damage. According to the Insurance Compensation Consortium, there is set to be...

BREAKING: Body of firefighter found after disappearing in extreme floods in Spain’s Andalucia

Three days of official mourning have been declared in honour of the 'Antequerano who has died in the act of service'

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...
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