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Environment/Nature news & information for Girona province

Winter wonderland in Girona as rest of Spain swelters
Environment Sun, Jul 2, 2017

Winter wonderland in Girona as rest of Spain swelters

FIREFIGHTERS were still bailing out garages, car parks and ground-floor buildings in the city of Girona last night (Saturday) after a freak hailstorm covered the streets in a blanket of white on Friday. While the rest...

Two minor earthquakes on Costa Brava
Environment Sat, Jun 11, 2016

Two minor earthquakes on Costa Brava

TWO earthquakes have been reported in the province of Girona, inland from the Costa Brava. The first was recorded at 08.09hrs on Friday in Vilamalla, reaching 2.5 on the Richter scale, meaning most of the population did...

Earthquake in Girona
Environment Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Earthquake in Girona

AN EARTHQUAKE in the Pyrénées west of the Costa Brava was felt in four towns and measured 2.5 on the Richter scale, emergency services have just revealed. The epicentre was in the Camprodon Valley in the province of...

Girona forest fire evacuees 'may go home tonight'
Environment Sat, Mar 10, 2012

Girona forest fire evacuees 'may go home tonight'

AROUND 120 people evacuated from their homes on the Fontbona urbanisation near Llagostera (Girona) after a massive forest fire broke out may be able to return to their houses this evening, says mayor Fermí Santamaría....

Catalunya recovers from heavy snowfall
Environment Tue, Mar 9, 2010

Catalunya recovers from heavy snowfall

Catalunya is slowing getting back to normality after the snowstorm that hit the region yesterday, although more than 200,000 homes are still without power in the Girona area and some 168,000 primary and secondary pupils...

Fourth storm victim's body found
Environment Wed, Dec 31, 2008

Fourth storm victim's body found

Cataluña police have charged one of the three passengers of an Opel Astra whose driver drowned last Saturday night with failing to report an accident, and are actively looking for the other two. The body of 21-year-old...

British man and son swept away during Tossa storm
Environment Thu, Nov 22, 2007

British man and son swept away during Tossa storm

The British man and his 5 year old son who drowned near Tossa de Mar (Girona) yesterday have been identified as Mr Symon Howlett from Market Drayton (Shropshire) and Jay Howlett. Mr Howlett's wife, Debbie, who...

Cataluña flood casualty toll rises to four
Environment Fri, Oct 14, 2005

Cataluña flood casualty toll rises to four

Three more people have died as a result of torrential rain in Cataluña over the last couple of days. After the discovery yesterday morning of the body of a 74 year old woman who was swept away when the river Calonge...

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