Massive floods hit Tafalla, Spain

Massive floods hit Tafalla, Spain

Extremely heavy rain hit Tafalla, a town and municipality in the province and autonomous community of Navarre, northern Spain on July 8, 2019, causing devastating floods.

According to local media reports, the location received more than 100 mm (3.93 inches) in just several hours, causing Cidacos River to overflow in several areas of the city and surrounding region.

Numerous cars were swept away and homes and businesses flooded.

National authorities report one fatality as a result of the flood event in the municipality of Ezprogui.

Featured image credit: P. Civil Tolosa


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