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Environment/Nature news & information for Costa del Sol

Málaga wildfire under control
Environment Mon, Jul 30, 2018

Málaga wildfire under control

The wildfire that broke out this morning (Monday) in the Manilva area of Málaga has been stabilised and the 400 people who were evacuated from their homes and from a nearby hotel have now been allowed back. The fire...

Tornado hits Málaga
Environment Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Tornado hits Málaga

The head of Málaga's weather centre, Jose María Sánchez, said today that the high winds that hit the city today "could almost certainly" be classed as a tornado, given that they reached speeds of over 140...

Lightning strikes inside lounge of Costa del Sol home
Environment Wed, Mar 20, 2013

Lightning strikes inside lounge of Costa del Sol home

A HOMEOWNER got the fright of his life yesterday (Tuesday) when a bolt of lightning came into his house after entering via the television aerial. José Luis García, 41, who lives in Vélez-Málaga, says part of the...

Flood leads to evacuation of 14 people
Environment Sat, Nov 10, 2012

Flood leads to evacuation of 14 people

TORRENTIAL rain in Andalucía has led to 14 people being evacuated. Emergency services had to force residents in the Santa Amalia district of Alhaurín de la Torre (Málaga) to leave their homes as a precaution when the...

One dead and thousands stranded by Málaga floods
Environment Fri, Sep 28, 2012

One dead and thousands stranded by Málaga floods

The torrential rain that fell in Málaga last night - more than 120 litres per square metre, has flooded entire villages and led to the evacuation of hundreds of residents, closed five main roads and a number of railway...

Málaga beaches invaded by stinger jellyfish
Environment Sat, Jul 14, 2012

Málaga beaches invaded by stinger jellyfish

Large numbers of stinging jellyfish have been spotted around coves and beaches along the Málaga coastline. Holidaymakers and residents along the Costa del Sol have been warned to watch out for 'blooms' of mauve...

Severe weather warnings for Málaga
Environment Wed, Feb 17, 2010

Severe weather warnings for Málaga

The heavy rains affecting various regions of Spain over the past few hours, especially Andalucia, have caused roads to flood and have left people stranded. A number of reservoirs have also had to be emptied because they...

Emergency services flooded with calls in Málaga
Environment Thu, Jan 7, 2010

Emergency services flooded with calls in Málaga

The emergency services in the province of Málaga received over a hundred calls in one hour this morning as heavy rain fell causing flooding in streets, basements and garages, especially in the town of Alhaurín de la...

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