By Jennifer Leighfield •
Published: 09 Dec 2020 • 1:08
CREDIT: Mguel303xm - Wikipedia
TWO 46-year-old men with symptoms of hypothermia were rescued after being lost for several hours on Peñalara Mountain, Madrid.
They were rescued by the Guardia Civil after they were able to notify the Mountain Rescue Service themselves that while hiking on the mountain they had got caught in a blizzard and become disoriented.
When the hikers were rescued from the mountain, they showed symptoms of hypothermia and pain in the hands and feet.
Madrid 112 Security and Emergencies Agency activated level 0 of the Winter Inclemency Plan following the yellow alert of the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) for five centimetres of snow in the Sierra de Madrid above 1,300 metres.
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Jennifer Leighfield, born in Salisbury, UK; resident in Malaga, Spain since 1989. Degree in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, French and English from Malaga University (2005), specialising in Crime, Forensic Medicine and Genetics.
Published translations include three books by Richard Handscombe. Worked with Euro Weekly News since November 2006. Well-travelled throughout Spain and the rest of the world, fan of Harry Potter and most things ‘geek’.
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