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Benidorm emergency plan announced

AS soon as the official warnings of severe weather conditions were announced on Tuesday, Benidorm Council activated its Territorial Municipal Emergency Plan. Heavy rains have been forecast to hit the Valencian Community as from yesterday (Thursday) and expected to continue across the next few days until Sunday. The arrangements were announced by Councillor Lorenzo Martinez, […]

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WATCH: Heavy rain causes flood chaos on the Costa Blanca

STREETS across the Costa Blanca have began to flood as yellow weather warnings remain in place across the Costa Blanca. Earlier today police were forced to redirect traffic after heavy rain flooded a tunnel in the town of Altea, just north of Benidorm. The harsh storms were forecast earlier by Spain’s AEMET weather service. Yellow […]

Central government aid after storms
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Central government aid after storms

ORIHUELA has received more than €200,000 in aid and subsidies from central government in Madrid to cover the emergency costs incurred during the floods last December. The Rio Segura overflowed in the city for the first time since it was canalised, and caused major damage to surrounding agricultural land and houses and businesses too. The […]

Flood danger
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Malaga flood danger

EMASA has warned one of Malaga’s underground pipes risks flooding the city. Antonio Talon, the company’s project manager, claimed a “strong downpour” could see the city’s historic centre flooded. The company has now revealed proposals to improve drainage in a series of works costing €150 million.  The project would include extending and diverting pipes, creating […]