Friday, January 27, 2023
Home Tags Floods

Tag: floods

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. The Councillor for...

British pensioner lives with ‘broken front door’ for THREE MONTHS after heeding advice to leave house in ruins following...

A BRITISH pensioner has been living without a working front door for three months after being told he can’t repair his house following September’s...

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. Whilst reviewing the Vega Baja...

Flood-hit Costa Blanca town says ‘Gracias’ to all that helped during gota fria

THE PEOPLE of San Fulgencio came together to acknowledge and thank the ‘fantastic and unselfish’ emergency services and volunteers that helped throughout September’s floods...

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 fria. Loz Alcazares’...

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. Teresa Ribera has...

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 assessors are...

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 with just...

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, British San Fulgencio Councillor for International...

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 area shows. 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. Emergency services and the military stepped...

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 A RED alert warning has been issued as torrential rains create flash floods on Spain's Costa Blanca. Coastal towns in the Marina Alta comarca of...

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 as heavy rains risk flash floods. Spain's state...

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

https://www.facebook.com/proyectomastral/videos/850786591949136/ WHAT was that saying about the rain in Spain? Since Thursday, the Costa Blanca has been hit by the largest April storm in 73 years...

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

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET have warned that the Balearics and parts of Andalucia will be on orange alert tomorrow, meaning 'important risk'. An AEMET spokesperson...

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...

FOLLOW OLIVE PRESS

27,836FansLike
2,316FollowersFollow
162FollowersFollow
17,791FollowersFollow
107FollowersFollow
9,604FollowersFollow
1,800SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS

Winter stays: 10 great Spanish hotels with a fireplace in the bedroom 

It’s not hard to find casa rurales and mountain hotels in Spain where you can sink into a deep sofa in front of a...

WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT

Register / Login to Comment