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Last week, a dramatic storm swept through Spain, hitting the southeast coast with torrential rains, intense flooding and a tornado. As of September 16, six people are believed to have lost their lives, while around 3,500 people are believed to have lost their homes. Now that the worst storm has passed, Spain is working hard to rebuild the affected areas.

Last week, a dramatic storm swept through Spain, hitting the southeast coast with torrential rains, intense flooding and a tornado.

As of September 16, six people are believed to have lost their lives, while around 3,500 people are believed to have lost their homes.

Now that the worst storm has passed, Spain is working hard to rebuild the affected areas.

The majority of the country is experiencing dry conditions reaching temperatures of around 20 degrees at the time of writing, but further rains are expected across the country on Friday.

Severe storms hit the coast on September 11, with Murcia, Algeria, Valencia and Alicante being the hardest hit.

As chaos ensued, the Spanish Meteorological Agency (AEMET) issued an “extreme risk” weather warning.

The British Foreign Office has also warned the British to go on a Spanish vacation. An update on their website said: “The Spanish Meteorological Office (AEMET) has issued an ‘extreme risk’ weather warning for the regions of Valencia, Alicante, Murcia, Almeria and the Balearic Islands due to torrential rains .

“If you find yourself in these areas, you should use extreme caution and follow the advice of local authorities.”

Flights were affected by a number of delays and cancellations, with rain and high winds causing several airports to close.

Passengers traveling to and from Ibiza, Algeria and Murcia have been the most affected.

Although all airports have now reopened, authorities are advising passengers to stay tuned for relevant updates.

Among the six reported deaths was a man who had been swept away by the mud and water that engulfed his car on the A-92 motorway in Jámula.

Another driver was washed away in Almería as heavy downpours flooded a tunnel within minutes.

Elsewhere in the country, two elderly siblings were killed as intense floodwaters knocked over their car.

In addition to the deaths and injuries, Spain’s emergency services have been working hard to save tourists and stranded residents.

A British family of six, with two young children, was rescued from their villa in Alicante.

After being trapped by rapidly rising flood waters for eight hours, the Spanish army was finally able to locate them.

Vacationers were successfully rescued after 12 noon.

Holiday hotspots across the country are still recovering from the worst storm the country has seen in 140 years.

While the coming week looks promising, regions like Malaga, Alergie and Murcia could be affected by further rains on Friday.


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