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National air-quality checker will give residents exact readings in real time, says minister Teresa Ribera
Environment Mon, Oct 15, 2018

National air-quality checker will give residents exact...

RESIDENTS in Spain will soon be able to check how clean or otherwise the air they breathe is via an easy-to-use website, minister for energy transition Teresa Ribera has announced. Air-quality index Apps exist already,...

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale
Environment Tue, Oct 9, 2018

Earthquake in Granada province reaches 4 on Richter scale

AN EARTHQUAKE reaching 4 on the Richter scale shook the Granada-province town of Cijuela at exactly 09.42 this morning, sparking dozens of calls to the emergency services. Nobody was hurt and no damage has been reported...

Tornadoes out to sea ahead of forecast storms
Environment Sat, Sep 8, 2018

Tornadoes out to sea ahead of forecast storms

TORNADOES out to sea across the Comunidad Valenciana yesterday (Friday) evening sparked alarm and curiosity among bathers on beaches in Alboraia (Valencia province), and Jávea and Guardamar del Segura at the far north...

'Bridge to Africa' found beneath Alborán Sea
Environment Sat, Sep 8, 2018

'Bridge to Africa' found beneath Alborán Sea

SCIENTISTS have discovered a string of submerged islands between the Cabo de Gata (Almería province) and what is now the Spanish city-province of Melilla on the northern Moroccan coast, close to the Algerian border....

Madrid denies biting black fly 'epidemic'
Environment Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Madrid denies biting black fly 'epidemic'

MADRID city council has assured the public there is 'no existence of a swarm' of biting black flies in the metropolitan area, and that the cases reported to date are 'within the realms of normality'....

Biting black flies spread across Spain
Environment Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Biting black flies spread across Spain

The 'black fly' () is spreading across Spain, joining the Asiatic wasp and the tiger mosquito as one of the country's principal insect pests. The black fly was first detected along the shores of the river...

Flash floods in Javea and Denia
Environment Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Flash floods in Javea and Denia

The Valencian Community - typically hot, sunny and dry at this time of year - has seen torrential rain over the past few hours, with a total of 105.2 litres per square metre falling in the popular holiday spot of Javea...

Flash floods trap cars and block roads in Castellón province
Environment Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Flash floods trap cars and block roads in Castellón...

AT LEAST a dozen cars have become trapped in flash floods in the province of Castellón and their occupants needed rescuing, firefighters report. Torrential rain and electric storms have hit parts of mainland Spain,...

Earthquake in southern Alicante disturbs siesta
Environment Tue, Aug 14, 2018

Earthquake in southern Alicante disturbs siesta

AN EARTHQUAKE in the inland village of Albatera (Alicante province) close to Murcia's north-eastern border reached 4.2 on the Richter scale, according to the National Geographical Institute (IGN) on Twitter. The...

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