THE long-awaited rain finally hit Malaga province on Wednesday, October 12, and by 2pm more than twenty litres per square metre had already fallen, according to the Junta de Andalucia’s Hidrosur network.
The most rain fell in Los Reales in the western extreme of the province, where 22 litres per square metre was recorded, while more than 20 litres per square metre also fell in Majaceite.
In Marbella around 13 litres per square metre was logged, and in general the most intense showers were seen on the Costa del Sol and in the Serrania de Ronda.
According to state meteorological agency Aemet, the rains are set to continue throughout the day and continue into Thursday.
A yellow warning is set to be put in place from midnight until 3pm in Axarquia, where it is predicted that twenty litres per square metre of rain could fall per hour.