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Environment/Nature news & information for Extremadura

Hottest night this year: 35ºC lows in Extremadura
Environment Thu, Aug 9, 2018

Hottest night this year: 35ºC lows in Extremadura

NIGHT temperatures have been reaching new highs and sleep was nearly impossible for residents without air-conditioning – especially in the province of Badajoz (Extremadura). The town of Navalvillar de Pela registered...

Portuguese earthquake felt in Extremadura and Andalucía
Environment Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Portuguese earthquake felt in Extremadura and Andalucía

AN EARTHQUAKE in Portugal measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale was felt in the provinces of Badajoz (Extremadura) and Huelva, Sevilla and Córdoba (Andalucía) this lunchtime (Monday). According to Portugal's Sea and...

Village evacuated due to floods
Environment Wed, Apr 3, 2013

Village evacuated due to floods

TORRENTIAL rain is sweeping Andalucía and high winds have hit the Canary Islands with a vengeance, whilst an entire town in the province of Badajoz has been evacuated due to flooding. Cádiz, Sevilla and Huelva...

Mayor walks 400 kilometres in protest over green energy funding cuts
Environment Tue, Mar 20, 2012

Mayor walks 400 kilometres in protest over green energy...

A MAYOR is walking from Extremadura to Madrid to protest over cuts in grants for green energy. Ángel Vadillo (PSOE) will walk 20 kilometres a day from his home town of Albuquerque (Badajoz) to the capital, stopping off...

Hailstorm brings Cáceres to standstill
Environment Fri, Sep 17, 2010

Hailstorm brings Cáceres to standstill

Torrential rain and a hailstorm brought the town of Cáceres to a standstill last night, with hundreds of buildings flooded and roads cut off. In some roads, like C/. Narciso Puig Mejías, the floodwater was more than...

Environment Thu, Oct 2, 2008

Thousands of dead fish spotted near nuclear plant

Guardia Civil environmental officers have been informed that there are thousands of dead fish on a stretch of the Tajo river close to Arrocampo reservoir, the waters of which are used to refrigerate the Almaraz nuclear...

Environment Wed, Jul 16, 2008

Olive farmers killed in lightning strike

A married couple from Peñalsordo (Badajoz) were killed this morning by a lightning strike in an olive grove in nearby Zarza Capilla. Francisco Paz Rodríguez (35) and Herminia Díaz García (36) were struck between 9...

Environment Thu, May 8, 2008

Schoolchildren rescued from stranded bus

The torrential rain lashing southern Spain today has caused localised flooding across Cáceres province in Extremadura. The occupants of several stranded vehicles, including a school bus packed with children, are...

Environment Tue, Oct 2, 2007

Swollen river sweeps away Rumanian camp

Between 100 and 150 Rumanians had to be evacuated from a makeshift camp in Villalba de los Barros after the river near which the camp had been set up, burst it banks as a result of heavy rains and swept away all the...

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