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CHILLING OUT: Living on the snowline in Spain’s Granada region

DESPITE the start of 2023 being unseasonably warm, the mercury plummeted in mid-January and early February, with constant minimum temperature warnings from Spain’s meteorological...

Spain’s Malaga bids farewell to freezing weather and returns to normal temperatures for February

AFTER several icy days, Malaga will see warmer weather start off the month of February. From today, Thursday February 2, the thermometers will gradually start...

WATCH: The crazy lengths Fuengirola zoo must go to keep the animals warm during the current cold snap

With the current biting temperature plunging the Costa del Sol into something almost resembling winter, BIOPARC Fuengirola has been forced to take extraordinary action...

Municipality in Spain’s Huelva registers lowest urban temperature this Monday in all of Andalucia

AROCHE, a municipality in the Sierra de Huelva, has recorded the coldest urban temperature this Monday in Andalucia—a very chilly -4.8ºC at 8:40am. The freezing...

First snow of winter falls in parts of Spain’s Malaga

SOME residents of Malaga province woke yesterday morning, Wednesday, January 18, to see a light covering of snow on the ground, the first of...

Hello winter as icy winds rip through Spain’s Andalucia in first storm of the season—predicted to last until next...

WINTER is making its presence felt this week across Andalucia as temperatures plummet and icy winds cause havoc. The arrival of an Arctic air mass...

Storm Gerald causes severe orange weather alert to parts of Spain’s Valencia region

A yellow extreme weather was activated on Monday for the Valencian Community with westerly winds caused by Storm Gerald bringing gusts in excess of...

Change in the weather expected today, Monday, in Spain’s Andalucia

THE rains return to a large part of southern Spain. After days of stable weather, sunshine and almost spring-like temperatures across most of Andalucia, there...

Keep warm and save money in Spain this winter

TO the surprise of newcomers to “sunny” Spain, most houses aren’t designed for winter. Old properties lack insulation and have stone floors, single-glazed windows,...

Polar jet stream brings change in weather with colder temperatures for Spain’s Andalaucia

A POLAR jet stream is forecast to hit Spain in the next few days, bringing extremely cold weather conditions. According to Spain’s Met office, AEMET,...

One of the coldest villages in Spain is in Andalucia

FROM the icy waters of the Cíes Islands, an archipelago off the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia, to the so-called ‘cold triangle’ in Teruel,...

A big tourist welcome this winter in Benidorm and Valencia areas of Spain

AFTER two 'pandemic' winters, around 88% of tourist accommodation will remain open in the Valencian Community during the next few months according to the...

Ryanair has announced that it will operate 17% more flights to Malaga this winter

Ryanair has announced that it will boost by 17% the number of flights scheduled from Malaga this winter. It is expected that more than two...

READERS’ TIPS: How do you keep warm during winter in Spain?

When Olive Press intern Tallulah Taylor arrived on the Costa del Sol in December she discovered she was entirely unprepared for winter in a house better designed to keep out the summer heat.

Police warn drivers in Spain to take extra care to make sure cats are not hiding under hood during...

WHEN you open a car bonnet you expect to see the usual things - the engine, battery, wires and windscreen fluid tank. Perhaps the only...

Experts in Spain all agree masks should be worn this winter

EXPERTS in Spain have all agreed that masks should be worn this winter and would keep cold, flu, and COVID outbreaks to a minimum. Eastern...

Electricity prices in Spain rise for the fifth consecutive day

THE average daily price of electricity in Spain for the wholesale market will rise again this Friday, November 5 for the fifth consecutive day to...

Mass of polar air to hit Spain’s Malaga this Saturday—causing temperatures to plummet by up to 10ºC

THE polar air mass which settled over the Peninsula mid week, causing a progressive and sharp thermal decline across most of Spain, will hit...

Adrift in Madrid’s white weekend

IF we thought the bells on New Year’s Eve marked the end of our troubles, a historic snowfall in and around Madrid prompted a...

Spain records warmest winter this century

SPAIN has recorded its warmest winter this century so far.

EasyJet launch winter schedule early, to allow people to change their flights to a much later date

EASYJET has launched its winter 2020-21 schedule early due to coronavirus.

McDonald’s lovers in Spain go crazy for NEW Christmas McFlurry and McShake

The additions to the McDonald's seasonal menu will be rolled out across Spain and are expected to rival McDonald's UK's Maltesers Reindeer Christmas McFlurries

WINTER WONDERLAND: Andalucia’s Sierra Nevada gears up for ski season amid sub-zero temperatures

THE Sierra Nevada ski resort has officially started preparing for the festive season as temperatures drop to -6 degrees. More than 100 cannons were used...

SNOW: Tornado smashes Menorca leaving 38,000 residents without power, while two people missing in northern Spain

Over 50 trees and poles collapsed in Menorca, leaving most people without power, while two hikers are still missing in northern Spain

Spain has just won its first Winter Olympic medal in 26 years

Spain's newest hero Regino Hernández has just won a bronze medal in the snowboard cross event. Born in Ceuta and raised in Mijas Costa, the...

Cheap British holidays to Costa del Sol from €93 for a week INCLUDING flights as winter prices plummet

HOLIDAY companies are offering week long stays on the Costa del Sol for as little as £83 per person for a week, INCLUDING flights. LoveHolidays.com are...

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