Storms Lead To Flooding On The Costa Del Sol

Storms Lead To Flooding On The Costa Del Sol

Storms Lead To Flooding On The Costa Del Sol – the weather alert was temporarily upgraded to “red” as heavy rain pounded the Costa Del Sol, leaving many areas affected by flooding.

Storms Lead To Flooding On The Costa Del Sol

Flooding in Fuengirola. Photo by Sally Clarke

Flooding in Fuengirola. Photo by Sally Clarke

The Spanish weather agency AEMET upped the weather warning to RED briefly on Sunday morning as torrential rain lashed the Costa Del Sol.  The alert is now back at AMBER, which indicates that the area should still be on high alert.  The rain is expected to continue until Monday afternoon.

 

BREAKING: Woman Drowns In Estepona

This just in: a 26 year old woman has drowned in Estepona.  She was along in Club California, when she became trapped by rising flood waters.  Emergency services were unable to reach her in time.

Photo from The Olive Press

Photo from The Olive Press

Las Lagunas Flooding

Many roads are flooded, with businesses reporting damage to buildings and stock.  This dramatic photo shows a car underwater, and a field of stranded horses.

Horse and a car stranded in a flooded field near Las Lagunas. Photo by Angel Nozal Lajo

Horse and a car stranded in a flooded field near Las Lagunas. Photo by Angel Nozal Lajo

Off The Air

The severe weather has lead to a power cut at 93.6 Global Radio’s transmitter site.  Due to it’s remote location, it’s not yet known when Endesa will restore the power supply.  The station continues to broadcast online though, you can listen live here.

Flooding in Fuengirola. Photo by Louisa Trillo

Flooding in Fuengirola. Photo by Louisa Trillo

PAD Animal Shelter Flooded

The PAD shelter in Mijas has been flooded and is now appealing for help finding foster carer for it’s cats.  Read more about this here.

Animal Shelter Appeals For Help After Flooding

Animal Shelter Appeals For Help After Flooding

Emergency Contacts

If you have an emergency, you can call 112.  Emergency services operators speak English and will be able to assist you.  Please only call this number in an emergency.  You can find other useful contact numbers here.

Flooding in Fuengirola by Sally Clarke

Flooding in Fuengirola by Sally Clarke

 

Fuengirola by Louisa Trillo

Fuengirola by Louisa Trillo

 

Fuengirola submerged. Photo by Louisa Trillo

Fuengirola submerged. Photo by Louisa Trillo

 

Flooding in Fuengirola, photo by Louisa Trillo

Flooding in Fuengirola, photo by Louisa Trillo

 

Flood waters in Las Lagunas, by Sally Clarke

Flood waters in Las Lagunas, by Sally Clarke

 

Floods in Las Lagunas. Photo by Angel Nozal Lajo

Floods in Las Lagunas. Photo by Angel Nozal Lajo

 

Mijas Golf his by flooding. Photo by Angel Nozal Lajo

Mijas Golf his by flooding. Photo by Angel Nozal Lajo

 

Miramar by Sally Clarke

Miramar by Sally Clarke

Written by Dave James

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