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Green group blast Andalucian authorities after deadly floods

Ecologists in Action criticised ‘totally uncontrolled’ building work

The OP needs you! Send us your best weather snaps

With flash-flooding sweeping its way across Andalucia the OP is looking for our readers to send in their most dramatic pictures

Wet, wet, wet… It is! Rain finally lands on Andalucia

After the worst drought in 157 years, Spain is at last set for some much needed autumnal weather

Rain in Spain is not only falling on the plain

The first few weeks of 2014 have been the wettest since 1969

Has heavy rainfall formed new Spanish islands?

EXCLUSIVE: Newly formed sand banks have been spotted off the coast of Benalmadena (photographs by Rod Jones)

Fund for worst affected by Malaga floods

Villanueva del Trabuco Town Hall has pledged €40,000 in an effort to help those most in need

Spanish homeowners dealing with fires and floods will have to pay

Many people won’t be entitled to any help claims local insurance boss

Mad Dog: Weather Wobblers

Olive Press columnist Craig Scott discusses Spanish weather

Natural disaster

The floods have been devastating but community spirit will ensure the coast will recover

Malaga flood victims to receive aid from Costa fire fund

Those with flood-damaged homes and property will be eligible for financial assistance

A dozen die in Andalucia in worst floods for decades

Death toll of weekend floods likely to reach 13 with millions of damage caused around region

Cats and dogs drown in Mijas rescue centre flood

Numerous animals are killed after a flood sweeps through animal shelter

Floodgates open on illegal homes

The Junta is planning to demolish illegal homes in areas of high flood risks to minimise future damage and strengthen flood defences

Rain claims lives

Three people killed in storms in Andalucia

Kicked in the teeth

EXCLUSIVE: Ripped off by builders, stitched up by lawyers, fined 100,000 euros by the Junta and now their homes wrecked by the weather. Welcome to another sorry saga in Spain

The great insurance fiddle

EXCLUSIVE: Scores of flood victims in Andalucia are set to receive nothing from companies

All in the same boat

It is the great insurance swindle... After the heaviest rains on record in southern Spain, the majority of flood sufferers are apparently not covered. How can this be? Andrew Pearce discovered half a dozen Olive Press readers in the same boat

Freak Spanish rainfall now costs UK groceries

Record rainfall has not only proved costly for Andalucia

Lift-off

First flight from Malaga airport’s terminal three took off this morning

Beach rescue

The Spanish government has stepped in to help out battered beaches

Flood relief

The government pledges more funds to help flood disaster victims

Why it’s been so wet

Malaga weather expert explains why it has been the wettest Andalucian winter since records began

Yes, it’s the wettest winter ever – official

After floods, property damage and transport disruption Andalucia's devastating wet weather measures as the worst on record

Massacre

Horses were killed in floods in Alhaurin de la Torre last week but there was some good news as a daring rescue mission took place

Floody hell

Junta chiefs blasted for lack of action after thousands of homes washed away in heaviest rainfall on record

Further flooding as Spanish rainfall reaches record books

Record rainfall in Andalucia leaves reservoirs up 20 per cent on last year. Here, heavy rain in Jerez caused the River Guadalete to flood thousands of homes