Maritime Rescue vessels and helicopters are searching off the Almeria coast for a very small boat which could be carrying around ten migrants.
Guardia Civil officers discovered the body of a 16-year-old Moroccan youth in a field in the Las Norias de Daza district of El Ejido, Almeria province, and one man has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Heavy rains, wind and a violent hailstorm hit Almeria on Monday, causing the destruction of 50 greenhouses and flooding 400 hectares of crops.
The Cabinet has approved a new section of the Mediterranean Corridor rail link between Pulpí and Cuevas de Almanzora in Almeria province, a project currently budgeted at €71 million.
A total of 23 clandestine entrants, 19 men, 3 women and a baby, were intercepted on Sunday off the coast of Almeria.
National Police in Almeria have arrested a juvenile on two counts of false imprisonment and robbery, while his accomplices, both aged 13 years, have been deemed too young to be criminally liable.
Maritime Rescue has intercepted a boat carrying 27 men, 13 women and 5 children, all of sub-Saharan origin.
An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale has been felt in Roquetas de Mar, Berja, El Ejido and Almería city.
Six minors were among the 31 migrants intercepted on Wednesday afternoon off the coast of Almeria.
On Saturday night, a Maritime Rescue helicopter was needed to rescue a couple whose boat caught fire off the coast of Almeria.