Torrential downpours cause chaos


With more rain falling in just 48 hours than throughout the whole of 2016 along the Costa Blanca, the River Segura overflowed around Orihuela and some areas of Murcia. A 65-year-old man drowned in La Cala Finestrat after being washing into sea by a flash flood. School was cancelled in 43 town in Alicante province today (Monday).

The Costa Blanca remains on orange alert throughout today and Costa Blanca News will carry a full report on all areas affected Friday .

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