Three Murcia beaches closed to sunseekers as temperatures continue to rise on Spain’s Costa Blanca

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Three beaches in Los Alcazares, Murcia have been closed to the public today as temperatures continue to rise on Spain’s Costa Blanca.

RED flags have been raised this morning and bathing banned on Carrion, La Concha and Manzanares beaches.

But sunseekers shouldn’t have too long to wait to get back on the sands as the closure is part of a council initiative to assess lasting storm DANA damage.

Researchers are currently on site conducting soil analysis, together with a team of divers.

Members of the Plan Copla for Surveillance and Rescue on Beaches and Rescue at Sea in the Region of Murcia will remove the red flags once bathing is allowed.

Meanwhile, Plan Copla has placed 67 green flags on other beaches in the region, which means swimming is safe.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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