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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...

Costa Blanca river less than a metre deep now being dredged, after flood sediment stopped navigation

GUARDAMAR authorities have started the second phase of the dredging of the Segura. The project is designed to extract sediments from the river at certain...

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...

Woman falls down burst sewer drain, roads closed and drivers rescued from vehicles as Spain’s Costa Blanca put on...

THE FOURTH gota fría weather event this year has struck eastern Spain today, already causing freak flooding and road closures. The worst rainfall has been...

WARNING: ORANGE and yellow alerts for heavy rainfall activated for Spain’s Valencia, Mallorca and Costa Blanca just weeks after...

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has issued several weather alerts for the east of the peninsula and Balearics.  Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca are all on yellow...

Spain’s met office warns of another ‘torrential’ gota fría to hit the Costa Blanca from Monday

SPAIN'S met office (AEMET) has today warned against 'torrential' rains expected to hit the Costa Blanca from Monday next week. A gota fría episode is...

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...

Spain’s Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros will take time to process gota fría claims, but here’s what you NEED...

I have always said the Spanish are streets ahead when it comes to natural disasters.  A small percentage on your insurance policy goes to the...

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...

Urgent plea from Mayor as Costa Blanca beaches cleared of 1,000 tonnes of flood rubbish

Up to 1,000 tonnes of rubbish was collected from Costa Blanca beaches following the devastating floods that killed seven and displaced thousands. José Luis Sáez,...

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...

Flood victims in the Vega Baja can apply for up to €4,500 emergency aid – here’s the form

VICTIMS of the Vega Baja’s worst floods for 140 years can now request emergency funds ‘up to €4,500’ from their respective Town Halls. Residents can...

Unions representing 50,000 farmers accuse Segura river management body of ‘criminal negligence’ over devastating gota fría floods

UNIONS representing 50,000 of the nation’s farmers met last Friday with Mireia Mollá, the Regional Minister of Agriculture to accuse the organisation managing the...

Manchester United keeper David de Gea donates €200,000 to Costa Blanca flood relief

MANCHESTER United’s Spanish goalkeeper, David de Gea, has donated €200,000 to the disaster relief fund in the flood-hit Vega Baja region because of his...

Valencian government to provide financial aid to flood victims as estimates put damage at ‘€1.5 billion’ to the Costa...

THE catastrophic floods that swept through the Costa Blanca last week are expected to cost the region €1.5 billion. In a bid to provide financial...

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...

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. The deceased has been...

‘Warming Mediterranean Sea’ was behind record-breaking rain, claims Alicante professor

A LEADING climatologist from the University of Alicante has blamed a ‘warmer Mediterranean Sea’ for the killer floods that devastated the Costa Blanca last...

British father with two 10-year-olds describes ‘fleeing for his family’s life’ after flash floods 4ft-deep struck on Friday morning...

A BRITISH father-of-two has described the moment he 'fled for his families' life' after flash floods hit his home outside Dolores, in Alicante, at...

BREAKING: Extreme risk ‘red alert’ warning issued for all of Alicante from midnight Wednesday as Gota Fría batters the...

A RED alert has this morning been issued by Spain's Met Office (AEMET) as a Gota Fría advances on the Costa Blanca. The extreme risk...

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...

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