Easter processions called off in some Spanish cities due to rain

EASTER processions in Sevilla City and others have been called off after heavy rain struck parts of Spain today (Friday).

Four out of the seven processions scheduled to go ahead today in Sevilla City were suspended following rain and hail.

For out of five of the parades planned for Valladolid City in Castilla y Leon were also pulled yesterday (Thursday). Only one, the procession of the Bitterness of Christ, went ahead.

A procession celebrating the Last Supper in Alicante City had to remain in the courtyard of the Maria Auxiliadora after rain struck the Costa Blanca region.

It comes as several parts of Spain remain on orange alert for rain today.

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