A HUGE mopping up operation is underway on the Costa del Sol this morning (Monday) after the area and the province of Malaga generally was hit by torrential rain and thunderstorms at the weekend.
Although much of Andalucia in the south of the country was on alert many people were still surprised by the ferocity of the storms.
In Marbella a hotel burst into flames after a direct hit from a lightning bolt and an apartment block in Malaga also received a strike.
UN RAYO IMPACTA EN LA AZOTEA DE UN EDIFICIO EN MÁLAGA. Ocurría esta mañana de domingo en la última planta del edificio Melilla de la calle Corregidor Francisco De Molina, en la barriada de Los Corazones.
In Estepona high winds wreaked havoc as street furniture was hurled around the seafront promenade.
Aviso naranja #Estepona #CostadelSol, imágenes de esta mañana en la plazoleta Ortiz (Vía: Facebook 📹 💨)
Geplaatst door Protección Civil Estepona op Zondag 18 november 2018
However, the conditions didn’t seem bother one lot of trail runners in Malaga who weren’t deterred by knee-deep flood waters that swept across the course. Although people have commented that they felt it was irresp
Video de lafotodelrunners
Geplaatst door Dorsalchip Málaga op Zondag 18 november 2018
The province of Huelva in Andalucia was also hit hard by heavy rain yesterday and the main A-49 was cut between kms 113 and 117 as the road became a lake.
#Autovía #A49 #Lepe entre los kilómetros 113 y el 117
Geplaatst door Rincones de Huelva y alrededores op Zondag 18 november 2018