Widespread flooding hits Spain's Alicante

Widespread flooding hits Spain's Alicante

Exceptional rainfall hit Spain's Alicante Province on October 22, 2021, damaging homes and stranding numerous vehicles.

According to State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), up to 102 mm (4 inches) of rainfall hit the town of Torrevieja, resulting in the evacuation of the Dama de Guardamar school in Vega Baja del Segura.

Video footage showed deep levels of water sweeping through buildings, while cars were seen submerged as streets in Alicante were left underwater.

Reference:

Spain: Flash floods damage buildings and sweep away cars in Alicante - Sky News

Featured image credit: Tetova News


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