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Earthquake of 3.4 on Richter scale in Olvera, Cádiz
Environment Wed, Jan 31, 2018

Earthquake of 3.4 on Richter scale in Olvera, Cádiz

AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale was reported in the province of Cádiz early yesterday morning, the National Geographical Institute (IGN) has just revealed. The epicentre was in the town of Olvera, and...

Fiesta parade damages Doñana National Park
Environment Tue, May 17, 2016

Fiesta parade damages Doñana National Park

DAMAGE caused by a fiesta parade through the Doñana National Park has ended up in the hands of the prosecution. The Virgen del Rocío pilgrimage crossed through the nature reserve this week for the first time ever, and...

Earth moves for Cádiz province
Environment Mon, Nov 30, 2015

Earth moves for Cádiz province

AN EARTHQUAKE struck the province of Cádiz yesterday (Sunday) morning at 07.00hrs, measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale, emergency services confirm. The epicentre was found to be in the town of Zahara, but the tremor was...

Concrete jungle plans for Tarifa UNESCO nature reserve
Environment Wed, May 30, 2012

Concrete jungle plans for Tarifa UNESCO nature reserve

PLANS to build 350 villas and hotels with over 1,400 rooms on a seaside nature reserve has incensed residents in Tarifa (Cádiz). The natural dunes on Valdevaqueros beach, which are home to endangered species of plants...

Earthquake shakes Chiclana
Environment Thu, Aug 26, 2010

Earthquake shakes Chiclana

AN earthquake rocked Chiclana de la Frontera (Cádiz) this morning at around 10.30hrs. According to the Institute of Seismology, the first of two quakes, in the south-west of the town, measured 3.3 on the Richter Scale....

Wind and rain continue to batter Andalucia and Galicia
Environment Mon, Feb 22, 2010

Wind and rain continue to batter Andalucia and Galicia

Andalucia saw heavy torrential rain again today, causing flooding in Jeréz de la Frontera (Cadiz) and winds of up to 100kmph in Galicia kept the fishing fleet in port and brought trees down in Santiago de Compostela...

Jerez airport and the AP-4 shut due to floods
Environment Sat, Feb 20, 2010

Jerez airport and the AP-4 shut due to floods

HEAVY rainfall in the south of Spain has led to the AP-4 motorway between Cádiz and Sevilla being closed. In Jerez, where the rain reached a massive 115 litres per square metre per hour – nearly three times the...

Homes evacuated as floodwater swamps Cadiz
Environment Fri, Feb 19, 2010

Homes evacuated as floodwater swamps Cadiz

The torrential rain which was still affecting the province of Cadiz last night and during the early hours of this morning has led to 46 people being evacuated from their homes as a safety precaution. 40 people were...

Giant ant swarm washes up on beach
Environment Sun, Oct 25, 2009

Giant ant swarm washes up on beach

A SWARM of giant ants has washed up on El Portil beach in Huelva. Bathers have been warned to stay off the beach after thousands of the insects were seen on the shores of the west coast of the province yesterday. A...

High risk of forest fires in Cádiz
Environment Sun, Aug 16, 2009

High risk of forest fires in Cádiz

MAXIMUM forest fire risk has been declared for today in Cádiz and in three provinces of central Spain. Exceptionally hot, dry weather has led the ministry of the environment to announce a red alert over the possibility...

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