Extra large hailstones devastate Rubielos de Mora, Spain

Extra large hailstones devastate Rubielos de Mora, Spain

A devastating hail storm with hail larger than tennis balls hit the Spanish tourist town of Rubielos de Mora in Aragón's province of Teruel on Sunday, July 23, 2017, destroying roofs, windows, and cars. The towns mayor and oldest residents say they have…

Extremely intense hailstorm hits Girona, Spain

Extremely intense hailstorm hits Girona, Spain

Heavy rain accompanied by huge amounts of hail hit the city of Girona, Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia, late Friday, June 30, 2017. There were no injuries but the event produced significant damage. Authorities said it was a very complicated situation,…

Alicante hit by six months’ worth of rain in 24 hours, Spain

Alicante hit by six months’ worth of rain in 24 hours, Spain

The province of Alicante, southeastern Spain saw a record amount of rain on Monday, March 13, 2017, and its worst floods in 20 years. Streets of the city of Alicante quickly turned into rivers with dozens of cars submerged and abandoned in what local media is…

Severe flash flooding hits Malaga, Spain

Severe flash flooding hits Malaga, Spain

An overnight storm dumped heavy rain on southern Spain causing severe flash flooding and widespread damage to buildings, roads and vehicles on February 19, 2017. According to Spain's meteorological office, the port of Malaga recorded 152.6 mm (6 inches) of rain…

Historic snow blankets eastern Spain

Historic snow blankets eastern Spain

Eastern Spain is experiencing an extremely rare winter weather for this region since Wednesday, January 18, 2017, when parts of the region saw their first snow in 90 years. Through Friday, January 20, at least 3 000 people became stranded on roads due to heavy snow….

Deadly floods inundate southeast Spain

Deadly floods inundate southeast Spain

Torrential downpours which have been lashing the southeast Spain since December 17, 2016, have caused severe flooding. Five people died from drowning by late December 20, according to media reports. Over 400 mm (15.8 inches) of precipitation was reported in some…

Heavy rain, flooding possible in eastern Spain over the weekend

Heavy rain, flooding possible in eastern Spain over the weekend

A potentially very dangerous weather system will affect eastern Spain this weekend. Regions that are likely to be most affected are Murcia and Valencia. The worst of the weather is expected on Sunday, December 18, 2016. The system could dump as much as 300 mm (11.8…

Worst flooding in 30 years hits southern Spain

Worst flooding in 30 years hits southern Spain

Unprecedented amounts of rain have caused severe flash flooding in parts of southern Spain over the weekend, culminating on Sunday, December 4, 2016. At least two people have been killed. Meteorologists say a massive 200 liters of water per cubic meter fell in just…

Destructive tornado hits Palos de la Frontera, Spain

Destructive tornado hits Palos de la Frontera, Spain

A destructive tornado swept through the Spanish town of Palos de la Frontera during the afternoon hours of December 1, 2016. The tornado caused substantial damage, but there were no reports of injuries. According to media reports, the tornado formed around 17:45…

Heavy rains inundate Andalusia, Spain

Heavy rains inundate Andalusia, Spain

Heavy rainfalls, that have been affecting parts of Andalusia, Spain since October 21, 2016, have triggered severe flooding in all regions. 562 weather-related incidents have been reported, homes and business have been inundated, the waters have disrupted traffic and…