Storm fatality on Gran Canaria

The storms which swept through the Canary Islands, with winds reaching 100 kph throughout the islands, have claimed the life of a 53-year-old man on Gran Canaria.

Storm alert and warning to hikers

The Civil Protection is warning hikers not to walk the rio Chillar, particularly to Los Cahorros, on Thursday August 29th due to the forecast of heavy rains.

Drowned rats…

The floods in New York apparently drastically culled the rat population in the city and according to some local residents here, a similar cull took place last weekend as a result of the storms. Local residents have reported seeing a veritable mass of drowned rats along Torrecilla beach and in Plaza Fabrica de los Cangrejos early on Sunday morning. Wonder …

Nerja escapes relatively unscathed

Málaga has suffered badly with the storms of the past couple of days with streets being turned into rivers, but Nerja seems to have escaped ‘relatively’ unscathed. The area below the Supersol supermarket, used for storage and parking, is flooded as one might expect.

Storms causing problems throughout Andalucia

The rains of the weekend have been causing problems throughout Andalucia and especially in Jaén and Córdoba where there is concern about the high level of the rio Guadalquivir.

Body of missing storm victim is found

The body of a 29 year old man who went missing after his car was washed away by storms has been found has been found between the towns of Onda and Vila-real, several kilometres from where his vehicle was found. The man, a Rumanian national, is the fifth fatality in Onda as a result of the storms, the others being …