IN PICTURES: ‘Worst storm in 16 years’ floods Spanish region in mere hours

British Embassy's advice to UK nationals on appealing fines for not having international driving licence. Image: Juan Carlos L. Ruiz/Shutterstock.com

MORE than 1,020 litres of water fell in just a few hours in Valencia causing floods across the region.

According to reports three people had to be rescued by firefighters yesterday (Sunday) after getting trapped in their car in Alginet. Elsewhere the Segura river burst its banks in Elche de la Sierra flooding the area.

According to state weather agency Aemet the last time it rained so heavily in June was in 2002.

Emergency services are working to clear roads that have been affected by the downpour.

Footage uploaded onto social media showed hailstones falling in Onda.DeyeGhFW0AIczCV.jpg

Den9NWWXkAUZZvk.jpg

Dec6mvmWAAAxWo3.jpg

 

FacebookTwitterRedditWhatsAppTelegramLinkedInEmailCopy Link
Go Back
Written by

Euro Weekly News Media

Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews

Comments


    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published.