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Storm Ciara pushes British Airways 747 to new Transatlantic Record

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A British Airways flight is thought to have established a new record for the fastest 3500 mile subsonic transatlantic crossing in just 4 hours...

Dust pollution that hit Murcia similar to ‘Mummy’ films!

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Andrew Atkinson talks to June Redden, who lives in Murcia, about the frightening experience when caught up in a mineral dust pollution scare in...

13 people dead and 4 missing in Spain in the wake...

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A total of thirteen people are dead and four people are still missing in Spain following the violent storm Gloria which ripped through parts...

Costa Calida under water as Storm Gloria continues to wreak havoc

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Santiago de la Ribera, Los Alcázares, Pilar Horadada, Torre Pacheco all under water Chaos continued across Spain as Storm Gloria abated for a second...

Costa Blanca ‘Blown Away’ as Storm Gloria brings chaos and death

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The storm "Gloria" and the acute drop in temperatures that arrived on the Mediterranean coastline on Sunday night,  is undoubtedly caused by the climate...

Alicante-Elche airport is operational

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First flight departure to Warsaw was at 6.30 this morning Aena has resumed operations at Alicante-Elche airport at 5.00 am this morning. The first...

Storm Gloria leaves four dead across Spain

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Three of the deaths are in the Valencian Community Four people have so far died, as Storm 'Gloria' passes over the Peninsula, bringing with...

Two drivers injured by falling palm tree in Orihuela

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Two people have been injured after a palm tree has fallen on their vehicles while driving along the CV-91 road at La Campaneta, the...

Passenger mayhem as Storm Gloria forces closure of Alicante Airport all...

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The Alicante-Elche Airport Emergency Cabinet has decided to extend until tomorrow the closure of the airport as Storm Gloria continues to devastate the province....

73 municipalities in the province suspend classes this Monday

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According to the latest reports from the Department of Education, and not including any of the three provincial capitals, more than 120 municipalities in...

Torrevieja Promenade hit in 100km storm

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Road closures in north Alicante and Murcia in heavy snow Overnight storms on Sunday caused severe damage in the Valencia region - with gusts...

Schools closed as Storm Gloria dumps the first snowfall on the...

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Large areas of El Comtat, l'Alcoià, Alto Vinalopó, Marina Alta and an area to the north of l'Alacantí are now covered with snow. Traffic...

High winds decimate football across the Costa Blanca

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By Andrew Atkinson Chief Sports Editor Many Football fixtures scheduled for Sunday January 19 were postponed - due to the impending storms expected to hit...

Weather warning as Valencia’s Weather Agency raises snowfall alert to Red

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The Laboratory of Climatology warns that a snowstorm could bring over 20 cm snow to the region from Sunday lunchtime The State Meteorological Agency...

SNOW JOKE! Torre and Vega Baja await snow – three years on

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Three years ago, almost to the day, January 18, 2017 - it snowed in Torrevieja and across the Vega Baja regions. And - with the...

Shameful Spanish bureaucracy as two thirds of people affected by DANA...

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As many bureaucrats sit in their cosy offices two thirds of people affected by DANA are still to receive aid four months after...

2019, the hottest year ever recorded in Europe

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2019 has been the warmest year in Europe every recorded, as well as being the second warmest year worldwide, according to the Copernicus Climate...

PP President visits Almoradí and Callosa

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The president of the PP, Pablo Casado, slammed the CHS (Segura Hydrographic Confederation) last week following a visit Almoradí and Callosa to inspect the...

Torrevieja heaviest rainfall since 1927

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By Andrew Atkinson Torrevieja suffered their heaviest rainfall in 2019 since 1927, according to data provided by AEMET. Present data of rainfall in Torrevieja for 2019,...

Research centre to be established for Regional floods

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The Vega Baja is to establish a research centre devoted to flooding in the region. The initiative was outlined in the "Plan Vega Ren-hace"...

Torrential rains across region start to ease – leaving devastation and...

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By Andrew Atkinson The torrential rains that have hit the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida areas are easing - leaving behind towns devastated once again...

Driving in Wind

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Wind is quite literally a force of nature that can provide welcome cooling on a hot summer´s day, generate electricity, and provide power to boats, amongst many other benefits, but it can also play havoc when driving. According to the DGT, there are three main situations we should be aware of when it comes to …

Driving in Wind

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Wind is quite literally a force of nature that can provide welcome cooling on a hot summer´s day, generate electricity, and provide power to boats, amongst many other benefits, but it can also play havoc when driving. According to the DGT, there are three main situations we should be aware of when it comes to …

Alicante suffers rainiest year on record after latest storms

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By Andrew Atkinson ALICANTE has suffered its rainiest year on record during 2019 after the latest storms that hit this week, according to data provided...

AEMET Orange warning – from Yellow – heavy rain north of...

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  By Andrew Atkinson The 'Cold Drop' weather warnings will continue into late Tuesday (October 22) afternoon - according to AEMET - with 30 litres per...

Thunderstorms and hailstorms hit Vega Baja

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By Andrew Atkinson The Laboratory of Climatology at Alicante University issued a weather warning on Monday - after unexpected torrential downpours hit the Vega Baja...

Body found in San Fulgencio canal

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The body of a man has been found in a canal near the mouth of the Segura River, although it is too early to...

Government calls for calm

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The Generalitat Valenciana , the Delegation of the Government in the Valencian Community and the Military Emergency Unit (EMU) have sent a "message of...

MY ‘GOTA FRIA’ – Six dead, 3500 evacuated across region

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At least 6 dead and 3,500 evacuated as Gota Fria strikes The torrential rains that hit the Vega Baja last Thursday have already claimed...

Santiago de la Ribera suffers

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By Andrew Atkinson AS the clean up operation began at the weekend following the Gota Fria hitting the Costa Blanca and Costa Calida areas damage...