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UPDATE BREAKING NEWS: Heavy rains bring floods to the Costa Blanca and the Valencia region

23:51 (October 10) – At least 50 litres per metre squared has fallen in less than an hour in Torrevieja adding to the already high waters.

 

According to the rainfall update from APuntOrage the hardest hit areas have been Torrevieja, Alfarrasi and Alzira.


22:10 (October 10) – Heavy rains have brought flooding to large parts of the Costa Blanca on Monday, October 10.

Following a hot and dry summer the rains have returned to the Costa Blanca and with a vengeance. Heavy rainfalls have caused flooding across large parts of the region damaging farms, businesses and homes.

The hardest hit has been the holiday town of Torrevieja where roads have been turned into rivers.

An orange alert remains in the area with more heavy rainfalls predicted for tonight, and a yellow alert for tomorrow when the rains will begin to subside.

Heavy rains are also being experienced in the Valencia region including Sagunto.


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Peter McLaren-Kennedy

Originally from South Africa, Peter is based on the Costa Blanca and is a web reporter for the Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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