Confused Malaga swimmers get answer on ‘grey’ flags

THE bathing season started last week in Malaga City, and lifeguards have already been asked repeatedly what grey flags seen flying on the beaches mean.
While most knew about the red, yellow and green flags used to describe sea conditions, beachgoers offered creative suggestions as to what the grey ones meant. Sharks? Jellyfish?
In fact there is no such thing, yet green flags on city beaches are reportedly so faded that they look grey, causing plenty of confusion.

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