Heavy rain forces tunnel closure on Costa Blanca

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TUNNEL CUT: The scene in Altea today - and (inset) weather warnings for Friday

POLICE have been forced to redirect traffic after heavy rain flooded a tunnel on the Costa Blanca.

The incident happened in the town of Altea, just north of the Benidorm holiday hotspot, as the area was hit by the heavy rain forecast by Spain’s AEMET weather service.

Yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and thunderstorms remain in place for the province of Alicante today (Thursday) and tomorrow.



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