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Environment/Nature news & information for Jaén province

Earth moves for Jaén
Environment Sat, Mar 24, 2018

Earth moves for Jaén

AN EARTHQUAKE in the province of Jaén (Andalucía) was barely felt in the early hours of this morning (Saturday), despite reaching level 4 on the Richter scale – normally enough to cause minor damage. A recent report...

Jaén residents who fear earthquakes sleep in their cars
Environment Thu, Feb 7, 2013

Jaén residents who fear earthquakes sleep in their cars

RESIDENTS in towns in the province of Jaén are sleeping in their cars amid fears of further earthquakes after tremors were felt on Tuesday night reaching 3.7 on the Richter scale. Since October last year, over 1,500...

Floods hit Jaén as Guadalquivir continues to rise
Environment Tue, Feb 23, 2010

Floods hit Jaén as Guadalquivir continues to rise

The Guadalbullón river in Las Infantas (Jaén) has burst its banks today, depositing mud in streets, houses, shops and warehouses, whilst in Marmolejo and Andújar they are preparing for the worst this afternoon, as...

Lost walkers 'survived by drinking from rivers'
Environment Sun, Dec 27, 2009

Lost walkers 'survived by drinking from rivers'

GUARDIA Civil officers have found three young walkers who had been missing for two-and-a-half days in extreme weather conditions. The ramblers, aged between 18 and 21, were feared dead after they disappeared on...

Air crash causes forest fire
Environment Sat, Sep 12, 2009

Air crash causes forest fire

A PLANE crash in Orcera (Jaén) yesterday caused a huge forest fire that continues to burn. Around 150 firefighters have been working tirelessly on the blaze, which was finally brought under control three hours after...

Jaén nature park blaze extinguished
Environment Thu, Aug 11, 2005

Jaén nature park blaze extinguished

The fires, which started last Sunday in the Cazorla nature park and which have affected more than 5,000 hectares, are now fully under control, explained a regional government spokesman at 8am this morning. A total of 5...

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