Flood kills 5 in southeast Spain


first_imgResponders on a boat rescue a person stranded inside a flooded tunnel in Pilar dela Horadada, Spain on Sept., 2019. REUTERS ORIHUELA, Spain– At least five people have been killed and some 3,500 evacuated in two days oftorrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, railways and anairport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck inflooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in theregions of Valencia, Murcia and eastern Andalucia. Motorway tunnels in someareas were flooded almost up to the tunnel lighting, with some vehicles partlyor fully submerged.center_img A man who had been missing since leavinghis home on foot earlier on Friday was found dead in the village of Redovan inValencia. Another was found in Granada province after his car was swept off amotorway and a third man in Almeria after trying to drive through a floodedtunnel, rescue services said. (Rueters)last_img

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