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Environment/Nature news and information for Spain

Environment Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Downpour alert for weekend across the whole of Spain

TORRENTIAL rain is on the cards for practically the whole of Spain over the next few days, which could lead to floods and will be extreme in certain pockets of the country. In the far north-western region of Galicia,...

Environment Thu, Sep 22, 2016

Third-warmest autumn in 51 years starts today at 16.21hrs

THIS autumn in Spain will be one of the warmest on record, according to the State meteorological agency, AEMET, which predicts that the three-month period leading up to the winter solstice will be the third-hottest in...

Environment Sat, Sep 3, 2016

Mercury to soar to 38ºC this weekend, then plummet...

SPAIN is in for a sweltering weekend today (Saturday) and tomorrow, with temperatures set to rise to up to 38ºC across the country thanks to an anticyclone heading in from the Portuguese islands of the Azores. The east...

Environment Fri, Sep 2, 2016

Halogen bulbs to be phased out and replaced with LED...

HALOGEN lightbulbs are now gradually being withdrawn from sale in a bid to promote LED energy-saving bulbs. They will now no longer be manufactured, and from 2018 can no longer be sold. The move has come from a European...

Environment Tue, Aug 16, 2016

‘Trapped’ shark on Mazarrón beach released out to sea

EMERGENCY services have released a shark into the sea after it became stuck on Mazarrón’s Bolnuevo beach. They managed to free the creature – a , or ‘blue shark’ – after it was washed ashore and unable to get...

Environment Mon, Aug 1, 2016

August cools down in Spain as heatwave subsides

AUGUST has started with an end to the recent heatwave which saw temperatures in the south reach over 42ºC in the shade, says the State meteorological agency AEMET. This first week of the month will see a drop in the...