Reservoirs in Jaén draining off water

Eight out of the eleven reservoirs in Jaén province have been releasing large amounts of water following the recent heavy rains. Two reservoirs in Málaga province, Guadalhorce and Guadalteba, have also been draining off water. Some are releasing in excess of 100,000 litres per second.

Missing man found safe and well in Jaén

Joaquín Galán Vallejo, a 51 year old resident of Jaén who went missing on November 22nd, although his wife didn’t report his disappearance until a week later, has been found safe and well in an assisted living facility. He was recognised by another person at the facility who alerted the authorities.

Jaén dumping water from reservoirs

About a dozen reservoirs and dams in Jaén province have been discharging water during Sunday due to the heavy rains of the past week. Guadalén reservoir has been discharging about 100,000 cubic litres per second that go directly into the río Guadalimar, the main tributary of the rio Guadalquivir as it passes through Jaén province. The levels are being reduced …

Two small quakes in Jaén

Two small tremors were felt on Wednesday evening in the town of Torreperogil in Jaén province, the epicentre of both quakes being Sabiote.

Burning bus

A bus operating between Jaén and Granada and carrying thirty passengers caught fire on Sunday morning, the problem apparently originating in the engine, located at the rear of the vehicle.

Divers find body of missing man

Divers have found the body of a 70 year old man who went missing while walking his dog along the banks of the río Guadalquivir in Villanueva de la Reina, Jaén province.