IN PICTURES: Spain’s Costa del 'Snow'

THE Costa del Sol has been hit by freak winter weather today as severe weather warnings remain in place across many parts of Spain.

One of the Costa’s most popular and busiest beaches was covered in a blanket of white, replacing the regular bronzed bodies and sun brollies.

Hail settled on the deserted seafront at the Carvajal beach in Fuengirola.

Spanish weather agency, Aemet, said that although it looked like snow it was, in fact, a layer of hail.

"Snowfall in the interior and low temperatures at sea level - it's not the first time it's happened. But it's a lot of hail!"

Meanwhile, huge hailstones were filmed falling on the AP-7 at Calahonda creating lethal driving conditions for the toll road users.

 

Karl Smallman

Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page.

Comments (0)

There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

Posting comment as a guest.
0 Characters
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

Poll of the Week

Was UK Prime Minister Theresa May right to order air strikes in Syria without consulting Parliament?

New online edition graphic

Create Costa del Sol Alert

Do you want to be the first to receive our latest news from Costa del Sol? Subscribe here.