Repair work continues on massive hole in water distribution canal in Molina de Segura
The collapse in Los Valientes send floodwater cascading into the reservoir of Santomera Work continues on the part of the CHS water infrastructures administration body to repair the “trasvase..

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400 emergency workers still clearing up after the gota fría
85 people were still unable to return to their homes in Murcia on Tuesday Six days after the rain heralding the arrival of last week’s gota fría storm began to fall in the Region of Murcia the..

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Body of seventh gota fría victim found in the south of Alicante
A 66-year-old Dutchman is added to the death toll It has been confirmed that a 66-year-old Dutchman who disappeared on Sunday from the municipality of Dolores in the Vega Baja area of Alicante..

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Two injured in head-on collision in Mazarrón
The crash occurred on the RM-332 road between Mazarrón and Cañada Gallego Two people were injured on Tuesday, one of them seriously, in a head-on collision between two cars on the RM-332 road..

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Spain headed for fourth general election in under four years
No cross-party deal to form a government has been reached since the election in April Four and a half months after the general election which was held in Spain on 28th April it has proved impossible..

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15 migrants intercepted off the coast of Águilas and Cartagena
4 Africans made it ashore in Águilas before being apprehended Calmer conditions have now returned to the western Mediterranean following the destructive “gota fría” storm which hit south-..

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Coach of clean-up volunteers leaving from Mazarrón for Los Alcázares on Thursday 19th
If you want to join in then hurry up and register Call or whatsapp 670 022 260 The coach company Autocares Mateo , Ayuntamiento of Mazarrón, Cruz Roja and Restaurante Bangalore have joined..

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25 million euros to repair flood damage on the Murcia regional road network
Five days after the rain arrived 11 roads still remain closed Efforts are now well under way to estimate the cost of repairing the damage done by the gota fría storms of the last few days in the..

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Livestock and other animals lost to Gota Fría flooding
Farmers count the cost as the floodwater recedes, pets also lost  As people all over the Region of Murcia begin to count the cost of the dramatic “gota fría” storm which hit the south-east..

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4,000 episodes of flooding on the east coast of Spain in the last 1,000 years
Flooding has been exacerbated by the change in land use over the last millennium While it is important not to underestimate the intensity of the Gota Fría storm which has caused widespread flooding..

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Insurance claims expected to reach 190 million euros after gota fría flooding
Initial estimates could increase as the floodwater continues to recede in Murcia and Alicante As attempts begin to evaluate the damage caused by the massive “gota fría” storm which hit Murcia..

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Minesweeper commander suspended from duty after running aground off La Manga
Investigations continue into the cause of the incident after a C101 jet pilot crashed into the Mediterranean As is the custom in the Spanish navy when a vessel runs aground, the commander of the..

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Loose rocks removed from alongside panoramic lift in Cartagena after rains
The Panoramic Lift and Civil War Air Raid Shelter are temporarily closed The Gota Fría has provoked multiple problems across the region and in Cartagena the torrential rains caused a number of..

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 72 tons of sodden furniture collected from Los Nietos and Los Urrutias
Cartagena council operatives have been working in the worst affected areas to clear mud and soaking possessions from the streets Municipal services of the Ayuntamiento of Cartagena have been working..

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Making insurance claims after the disastrous flooding in Murcia
In a natural disaster like the gota fría storms claims are handled by a special government consortium If it is confirmed that the gota fría storm which hit south-eastern Spain between 12th and..

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Contact numbers for volunteers in the flood clean-up operation
The Murcia government publishes more details of local volunteer forces The regional government of Murcia has published a list of contact numbers for those wishing to offer their help as volunteers..

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Molina de Segura and Ricote valley towns seek catastrophe status after gota fría flooding
Parts of central and northern Murcia received a year’s rain in 36 hous Much attention in the Spanish press has been paid, and quite rightly so, to the plight of residents on the coast of the..

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Los Nietos seafront in crisis following Gota Fría
The paseo is totally covered with debris and water has covered the remains of the beach. Following the Gota Fría of September 12th and an unprecedented volume of water falling in the inland municipality..

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16,000 passengers fewer at Corvera airport during August
2019 passenger numbers are down by over 100,000 following the move from San Javier as the dependence on UK flights continues That the opening of the new Region of Murcia International Airport in..

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Parque de las Peñas Huertanas in Los Alcázares destroyed
Vehicles and bins slammed into the bridge and the water behind them broke through the walls and flooded surrounding streets Just a couple of weeks ago we were sitting in the tapas gardens enjoying..

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Flooding disaster in Torre Pacheco, Los Alcázares, Los Nietos and San Javier: how to help
Hundreds of volunteers converge on the coast of the Mar Menor to offer help in the clear-up operation Charities open donation funds in Los Alcázares and Torre Pacheco One of the extraordinary..

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Localized tap water warnings as infrastructure breakages affect the supply
If tap water turns cloudy take the safe option and buy bottles As various important infrastructures in the Region of Murcia and the province of Alicante suffer the effects of the huge gota frí..

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Scavengers warned not to eat dead tuna washed up on the shore of La Manga
The tuna came from an offshore fish farm and were potentially unfit for human consumption One of the less expected consequences of the gota fría storm which hit the Region of Murcia on Thursday..

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Torre Pacheco volunteers out in force in Torre Pacheco; more needed
The town hall has set up an aid and info point in the outdoor swimming pool The town hall intends to seek classification as a catastrophe zone following 260mm of rain in the Gota Fría. The central..

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Much of Murcia returns to normality after the devastating gota fría storm
Back to school in most of the Region but no classes yet in the worst-hit areas After the catastrophic scenes of the last few days as a massive “gota fría” storm battered the Region of Murcia..

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