Indignation and anger in Los Alcázares amid concern over the future of the town
The latest flooding adds to concerns over tourism in the Mar Menor area As the streets of Los Alcázares disappeared beneath muddy floodwater on Tuesday the range of emotions felt by residents..

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Environmental concern for the Mar Menor following the second gota fría of the autumn
Tons of soil and harmful substances washed into the already fragile marine environment As residents and council workers begin the clean-up operation in towns on the inland shore of the Mar Menor..

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List of roads still closed by floodwater after the gota fría storm in Murcia on Tuesday
Driving remains hazardous after almost 100 millimetres of rain in San Javier on Tuesday By Wednesday morning, although light rain was still falling in the city of Murcia, it seems safe to pronounce..

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Los Alcázares looks like Venice as floodwaters fill the streets once again
100 litres per square metre hits the campo de Cartagena Yet again the Gota Fría floods the centre of Los Alcázares. Heavy rains fell directly over the municipality last night, but although..

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Torre Pacheco-Los Alcázares road under water
Avoid the road to Mar Menor Golf Resort and others in the Campo de Cartagena As floodwater continues to cascade towards the Mar Menor from the crop fields of the Campo de Cartagena the main RM-..

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Level 2 emergency protocols activated as gota fría flooding returns to Los Alcázares
Residents urged to stay at home with food and water supplies for at least 2 days The Town Hall of Los Alcázares, which appears on Tuesday morning to have been the worst hit municipality in Murcia..

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Murcia government to repair gota fría storm damage on the RM-54 in Los Nietos
The project is added to others in roads in Cartagena with a budget of 600,000 euros It is two and a half months since the Region of Murcia was hit by severe flooding as one of the heaviest “gota..

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Cartagena Mayoress backs calls for Mar Menor building moratorium
Reports that Cartagena is lobbying for the CHS to expropriate Bahía Bella While the regional government continues to draw up its new law to protect the marine environment in the Mar Menor the..

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Los Alcázares residents present their own flood prevention scheme
A series of infrastructures would be created to divert floodwater from the Campo de Cartagena into wetland reserves As residents of Los Alcázares, Los Nietos and other towns on the eastern shore..

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Murcia Gota Fría storm and flooding September 2019: overview
Three days of torrential storms which will live in the memory for many years Those whose familiarity with the Region of Murcia and the rest of south-eastern Spain goes back years have learnt never..

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4,000 episodes of flooding on the east coast of Spain in the last 1,000 years
Flooding has been exacerbated by the change in land use over the last millennium While it is important not to underestimate the intensity of the Gota Fría storm which has caused widespread flooding..

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Video Gota Fría September 2019 Los Alcazares debris and cars washed up against bridge
Ramblas flow downhill and disgorge into the sea or Mar Menor. This video shows the after effects of the volume of water pouring down into Los Alcázares. See full background information for..

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Trainline flooded during the Murcia Gota Fria 2019
Mindboggling quantities of water washed down onto railway tracks and roads, leaving the Murcian Region almost isolated during the peak hours of the storm. See full background information for the..

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Video: La Tropical Restaurant Los Alcazares in the Murcia Gota Fria 2019
Los Alcázares was inundated as water poured off the Torre Pacheco countryside. See full background information for the Murcia Gota Fria 2019

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Video Murcia Gota Fria 2019. Waste, plastics and agricultural debris washed into the Mar Menor.
Millions of litres of water flowed down into the Mediterranean and Mar Menor from inland areas of the region during the Gota Fría, gathering agricultural materials, mud and debris as they went...

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Gota fría flood damage repairs progressing well on the water supply canal in Molina de Segura
The CHS expect the reconstruction of the canal to be completed early in 2020 Work to repair the water distribution canal between Los Valientes and Campotéjar in Molina de Segura, which collapsed..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government calculates gota fría flooding damage at 528 million euros
The Region urges the national government to apply for EU Solidarity Funds Over two months after the disastrous flooding caused by the gota fria storm of mid-September in the Region of Murcia the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Los Alcázares Mayor presents flood prevention project in Madrid
Mario Pérez Cervera met the Secretary of State for the Environment on Monday Following the worst “gota fría” storm for 50 years in Murcia in the middle of September Mario Pérez Cervera..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 46 million euros to repair gota fría storm damage on major water infrastructures
The CHS repairs dams, reservoirs and river banks after the heaviest storm in Murcia for 50 years It is now almost two months since the Region of Murcia was hit by widespread flooding in what has..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 1.16 million euros for major road repairs following the September gota fría
Work begins on roads which remain closed 7 weeks after the storm Seven weeks after the gota fría storm which struck Murcia in mid-September the regional government department of Development and..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cartagena Town Hall cancels September water bills for gota fría flooding victims
Indignant residents of Los Nietos and Los Urrutias receive storm damage relief after being obliged to clean up their properties The Town Hall of Cartagena has stepped in to provide a little relief..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Costas department begins gota fría storm repairs at the beaches of the Costa Cálida
A 3.5-million-euro budget as work begins at the beaches of the Mar Menor The Spanish government’s Department of Costas has begun the first phase of its 3.5-million-euro operation to repair damage..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 50,000 euros donated for flood repairs and enlargement of Los Alcázares infant school
The Reale Foundation helps Los Alcázares to recover from the disastrous flooding The Reale Foundation, part of one of the largest insurance groups operating in Spain, has announced that it will..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mar Menor beaches re-open in San Pedro del Pinatar after thousands of dead fish were washed ashore
The operation to remove dead fish and crustaceans from the shore has been completed With another “gota fría” affecting the Region of Murcia on Tuesday morning (although not, according to Aemet..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cartagena-Los Nietos rail services resume 5 weeks after the gota fría flooding
Fingers crossed as another gota fría storm arrives in the Costa Cálida! On Tuesday 22nd October, over five weeks after the disastrous flooding along the coast of the Mar Menor due to the huge..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - New gota fría brings heavy rain to Murcia but no serious flooding as yet
The rain could become heavier in the Campo de Cartagena on Tuesday morning As had been forecast steady and at times heavy rain arrived in the Region of Murcia on Monday night and in the early hours..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lorca-Águilas trains running again after gota fría storm damage
Extensive repairs and reconstruction were needed on the tracks between Lorca and Águilas As of this week, over five weeks after the destructive mid-September gota fría storm which caused extensive..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - AEMET confirms Gota Fría is expected to arrive on Monday evening
Rain is expected to be heaviest on Tuesday and may persist until Wednesday Click here to read more about this topic; What is a Gota Fría or DANA AEMET, the Spanish state meteorological agency..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Pockets of anoxic water still threaten fish and crustaceans in the Mar Menor
Analysts warn another episode of phytoplankton growth could turn the lagoon green again as sea grass vegetation alters The layer of anoxic water (i.e. water lacking in oxygen) which caused the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Repairs and restoration continue in Los Alcázares after the September flooding
The worst of the mud has gone but flood damage is still being repaired It may no longer be front page news, but now that the worst of the debris and mud brought by floodwater during the huge “gota..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Three Town Halls in central Murcia request help in combating mosquito plague
Swarms of the insects are inconveniencing residents of Lorquí, Ceutí and Alguazas The Mayors of the municipalities of Lorquí, Ceutí and Alguazas have all registered requests for help in dealing..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tickets selling fast for FC-Cartagena vs FC Barcelona
The fund-raising friendly kicks off at 19.00 on 13th November in Cartagena Tickets are now on sale for the friendly football match between FC Cartagena and FC Barcelona on 13th November, with..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia-Cartagena rail services resume after flood damage on Wednesday
Repairs and reconstruction have taken a month and 11.5 million euros Just over a month after the severe flooding brought by the gota fría storm of mid-September, described by many as the most..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mar Menor in critical condition says Murcia government minister
3,000 kilos of dead fish and crustaceans have been removed from the shore Antonio Luengo reports that ways are being sought to inject oxygen into the lagoon The latest images showing thousands..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Intensive anti-mosquito spraying still going on throughout Murcia
The hot weather after the gota fría storm causes discomfort for residents and headaches for Town Halls With daily maximum temperatures in the Region of Murcia still remaining in the high twenties..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia-Alicante rail services resume almost a month after the gota fría flooding
The local Murcia-Cartagena and Lorca-Aguilas lines are still inoperative Almost a month after extensive damage was done to infrastructures by the destructive flooding during the “gota fría”..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Canal repaired and rail lines re-opening 3 weeks after the gota fría storm in Murcia
The damage to the water supply canal in Los Valientes caused the water level in the Santomera reservoir to rise alarmingly In the aftermath of the destructive flooding caused by the “gota frí..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 25 rubbish containers among flood debris removed from the Mar Menor
Oxygen levels in the lagoon remain low and the effect on the marine environment has not yet been evaluated As the clean-up continues after the destructive flooding caused by the “gota fría”..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Training schemes for jobless people to help repair flood damage in Los Nietos and Los Urrutias
On-the-job training for the unemployed on the coast of the Mar Menor The Town Hall of Cartagena has this week opened the registration period for its latest campaign within the scheme to provide..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mar Menor clean-up goes on after Gota Fría flooding
Water quality gradually improves as beaches begin to re-open After incalculable amounts of debris were washed into the Mar Menor by the gota fría storm in mid-September efforts continue to clear the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 4th October 2019
The aftermath of the gota fría storm dominates the news as normality gradually returns, at least on land… Town Halls count the cost, long-term flood prevention measures are sought, some Mar..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Update on status of Mar Menor and La Manga beaches following Gota Fría
Image: the Playa de los Cocederos in Águilas in the south-west of the Costa Cálida The west of the Costa Cálida is at its best but water quality and flood debris remain serious concerns in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - FC Barcelona to play Cartagena to raise money for gota fría storm victims
Tickets to go on sale shortly for the friendly in Cartagena on 13th November As a gesture of support for the residents of Cartagena who were affected by the destructive gota fría storm in mid-..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government raises gota fría storm damage estimate to 590 million euros
Renewed calls for national government aid in the wake of the worst flooding in Murcia for 50 years Three weeks after the destructive gota fría storm of mid-September arrived in the Region of Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The gota fría storm made September 2019 the third wettest month on record in Murcia
Numerous rainfall records were broken as severe flooding affected much of the Costa Cálida Anyone who was in Murcia between 12th and 15th September, when a large isolated high altitude depression..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Los Alcázares Mayor partly blames the AP-7 motorway for flooding
Mario Cervera plans to claim damages from the government and the motorway construction company Following the disastrous flooding caused by the gota fría storm which hit the Region of Murcia in..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cartagena attacks mosquito plague following numerous complaints from residents
The worst affected areas include the Mar Menor and the regional park of Calblanque The stagnant water left by the destructive gota fría storm in mid-September in many parts of the Region of Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 3,700 cubic metres of gota fría debris cleared from Mar Menor beaches
The King of Spain will visit Los Alcázares and the Mar Menor to see storm damage on Friday As Los Alcázares prepares for a visit this Friday by King Felipe VI, who is travelling to the shore..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Authorities consider expropriating Los Alcázares properties to restore original floodwater channel
Aerial photographs from 1927 show that the Rambla de la Maraña used to flow through what is now built-up land In the aftermath of the disastrous flooding caused by the gota fría storm in mid-..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - San Javier Town Hall steps up mosquito spraying in La Manga and close to the Mar Menor
Gota Fría flood water brings the threat of a mosquito invasion to low-lying land in Murcia With stagnant water still lying on large areas of public and privately owned land in many parts of the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mosquito spraying in Mazarrón as larvae in gota fría floodwater begin to develop into adults
Empty holiday homes add to the problems as stagnant surface water is not cleared At present there is a very high potential throughout the Region of Murcia for a significant increase in the numbers..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Emergency workers leave Los Alcázares as the last children return to school after the Gota Fría flood
The 2019-20 year starts a fortnight late for secondary school students in Los Alcázares The residents of Los Alcázares on the coast of the Mar Menor turned out in force on Sunday morning to say..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - High levels of sewage bacterium close Mar Menor beaches in Cartagena
Water quality concerns and flood debris lead to red no bathing flags on the coast of the lagoon The water quality measures in the Mar Menor which are produced by the Department of Health in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia mosquito sprayers take to the air as the risk of a plague of insects rises
Drones are also deployed as the mozzies proliferate two weeks after the gota fría flooding Two weeks after the destructive “gota fría” storm which brought scenes of devastation to the Region..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mar Menor beach recovery work in Cartagena enters its final phase
Only two weeks after the gota fría storm many of the beaches are already looking a picture There is still plenty of work to be done but remarkably, only two weeks after the destructive “gota frí..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Beaches in Los Alcázares are rapidly being restored but bathing is still banned
Remarkable efforts have been made to repair and recover the Mar Menor beaches so rapidly Although great progress is being made in the recovery of the beaches on the western shore of the Mar Menor..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government convenes panel of experts to analyse possible flood prevention measures
The move comes amid calls for action to reduce flooding in future gota fría storms Amid calls for concerted action to reduce the effects of flooding in the event of future destructive “gota..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Town Halls could force unemployed locals to help repair flood damage for free
The unlikely scenario is made possible by the Roya Decree approved last Friday The Royal Decree regarding compensation for natural disasters which was approved by Cabinet last Friday stipulates..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Hope for the Mar Menor as fishermen report normal catches and live seahorses
The gota fría damage to the Mar Menor may not be as drastic as some fear There have been grave concerns over the welfare of marine life in the Mar Menor over the last couple of weeks following..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Book appeal for Los Alcázares library following Gota Fría
The regional libraries service has requested the collaboration of other libraries and users An appeal has been launched to collect books for the library in Los Alcázares following the Gota Frí..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Cartagena Town Hall estimates gota fría flood damage at 5.5 million euros
The total includes 2 million euros for damage at public buildings in Cartagena Almost two weeks after the destructive “gota fría” storm which hit the Region of Murcia between 12th and 14th..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia government estimates gota fría flood damage at over 400 million euros
59 people still evacuated from their homes as arguments begin over who should bear the cost It is now almost two weeks since the destructive “gota fría” storm which hit the Region of Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Anti-mosquito spraying stepped up in San Pedro del Pinatar following gota fría flooding
Pest control workers busy in the Regional Park and other public spaces With large areas of stagnant water still lying undisturbed following the destructive “gota fría” storm of 12th to 14th..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Costa Cálida tourism sector licks its wounds after the gota fría
Bookings in the Mar Menor cancelled en masse as the area struggles to recover from the closure of San Javier airport The destructive “gota fría” storm of 12th to 14th September is reported..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Bathing still forbidden at all San Javier beaches after gota fría storm
Flood debris in the water, unfit water quality, an air force plane crash and dead tuna reaching La Manga combine to close the beaches In general terms it appears to be the common consensus that..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Almost 9,000 tuna escaped from San Pedro del Pinatar fish farm during the gota fría storm
1,300 dead tuna weighing 100 kilos each have been recovered from the sea and the beaches This means that many have yet to be located. Among the businesses to have suffered most economic harm..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Ironic reception for favourable environmental impact report regarding Mar Menor bathing jetties
The environment of the Mar Menor has deteriorated drastically just as the jetties in and around Los Urrutias are given the green light Somewhat ironically perhaps, it has been confirmed this week..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Disabled Mazarrón residents take aid to Los Alcázares
The solidarity continues but more for volunteers are needed to help with the clean-up in Los Alcázares Although the topic of relief efforts to help those affected by the recent Gota Fría flooding..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mosquito warning in Calblanque regional park after gota fría storm
Visitors are advised to avoid parts of the park in the late afternoon and evening Ten days have now passed since the end of the torrential rain during the destructive “gota fría” storm of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Various Cartagena beaches restored to full splendour after the gota fría storm
The task in the Mar Menor is a tougher one but the beaches of the Costa Cálida are bouncing back Given the severity of the “gota fría” storm of 12th to 14th September 2019 it comes as a pleasant..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - AP-7 motorway tunnel between San Pedro del Pinatar and Pilar de la Horadada fully reopened
Traffic returns to the tunnel after it was completely flooded during the gota fría (Updated 23rd September 2019) As the floodwater from last weekend’s gota fría storm recedes and cleaning work..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tap water in los Alcázares is now fit to drink
Life gradually returns to normal on the coast of the mar Menor after gota fría flooding On Saturday at 12.35, just over a week after the "gota fría" storm was at its height bringing..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Dead seahorses appear on Mar Menor beaches after gota fría storm
Observers watch the Mar Menor anxiously to evaluate the effects of flooding on the environment While the immediate priority after the destructive “gota fría” storm which hit the Region of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Schools begin to re-open in Los Alcázares a week after gota fría flooding
The Mayor hopes the streets of the town will be cleared of mud by the end of the month It has taken over a week of non-stop effort on the part of council workers, residents, the Military Emergencies..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Lorca seeks catastrophe zone status for the flooded area of Campillo
Renewed calls for flood protection infrastructures in the farmland of Lorca The Town Hall of Lorca is seeking a declaration of “catastrophe zone” status for the area of farmland to the south..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 20th September 2019
7 dead in the worst gota fría storm in at least half a century as the big clean-up goes on Tragedy in the Mar Menor as an air force trainer plane crashes off the beach of Santiago de la Ribera..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Mazarrón volunteers helping with Los Alcázares Gota Fría clean-up
Volunteers from across the region have gone to Los Alcázares to help with the clean up following the worst Gota Fría in 70 years A free bus was provided by Autocares Mateo and a free lunch by..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Jumilla police volunteer to help in the clean-up in Los Alcázares
300,000 euros of damage to farmland in Jumilla but the generosity of the locals stands out Last weekend’s destructive “gota fría” storm did not have such destructive consequences in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Military emergencies unit begins withdrawal from Los Alcázares after flooding
Cheers and applause for the troops as they leave the Mar Menor area after 6 days After working in the Region of Murcia and the province of Alicante for 6 days following the intense “gota frí..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tap water in los Alcázares still not drinkable
The clean-up continues on the shore of the Mar Menor after the gota fría storm last weekend In much of the Region of Murcia the destructive “gota fría” storm which battered the Region of..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The gota fría storm last weekend was the worst in Murcia for at least 50 years
In La Manga a year’s rainfall fell in just 3 days and flooding was more widespread than since at least 1972 Juan Esteban Palenzuela, the head of the Murcia office of State meteorological agency..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 200 skip-loads of reeds removed from the Segura will be used as compost in parks
Some of the debris from the Gota Fría storm is to be put to good use in the city of Murcia The Town Hall of Murcia has announced that over 1,000 cubic metres of reeds which were removed from the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Forestry brigades, UME and volunteers continue the clean-up in Los Alcázares
There is still a huge amount of work to do a week after the Gota Fría Although the topic is no longer "hot news", the fallout of last week's Gota Fría will continue to require the attention..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - The goodwill keeps coming; Solidarity donation from Caravaca de la Cruz for Los Alcázares
Cruz Roja and Postres Reina organised the donation of a lorryload of water The goodwill just keeps on coming and all over the Region of Murcia donations are being made to help the flood relief..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Worries over mosquito plague in Murcia and Alicante after gota fría flooding
The stagnant water in the countryside provides an ideal breeding ground for the tiger mosquito Following the destructive “gota fría” storm which battered the Region of Murcia and the rest..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Gota Fria San Javier: Where to take donations in san Javier
No more clothes are needed the council say The Concejalia de Juventud in San Javier is collecting donations of cleaning products, personal hygiene products, school materials and non-perishable..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Gota Fria 2019: Donating via authorised and legal channels
In the aftermath of the Gota Fria, Caritas Torre Pacheco and the Ayuntamiento de Los Alcazares have set up official donation channels to help people in the affected areas.  Since the Gota Frí..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Alhama de Murcia providing volunteer bus for those who want to help with the Gota Fría clean-up
The bus is going to Los Alcázares every day until Sunday Alhama de Murcia council is organising a special bus service taking volunteers from the town to the Los Alcázares municipality to help..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Holiday home owners urged to open up and inspect closed properties near the Mar Menor
Unattended flooded homes could cause health risks and secondary damage as well as hampering insurance claims Fernando López Miras, the president of the regional government in Murcia, continued his..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Tributes to Murcia emergency services after dealing with 6,125 incidents during the gota fría
8,752 calls were made to the 112 emergencies line on Friday alone As normality gradually returns to even the areas worst affected by the destructive “gota Fría” storm which hit the Region..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Repair work continues on massive hole in water distribution canal in Molina de Segura
The collapse in Los Valientes send floodwater cascading into the reservoir of Santomera Work continues on the part of the CHS water infrastructures administration body to repair the “trasvase..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 400 emergency workers still clearing up after the gota fría
85 people were still unable to return to their homes in Murcia on Tuesday Six days after the rain heralding the arrival of last week’s gota fría storm began to fall in the Region of Murcia the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Body of seventh gota fría victim found in the south of Alicante
A 66-year-old Dutchman is added to the death toll It has been confirmed that a 66-year-old Dutchman who disappeared on Sunday from the municipality of Dolores in the Vega Baja area of Alicante..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - 25 million euros to repair flood damage on the Murcia regional road network
Five days after the rain arrived 11 roads still remain closed Efforts are now well under way to estimate the cost of repairing the damage done by the gota fría storms of the last few days in the..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Livestock and other animals lost to Gota Fría flooding
Farmers count the cost as the floodwater recedes, pets also lost  As people all over the Region of Murcia begin to count the cost of the dramatic “gota fría” storm which hit the south-east..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Insurance claims expected to reach 190 million euros after gota fría flooding
Initial estimates could increase as the floodwater continues to recede in Murcia and Alicante As attempts begin to evaluate the damage caused by the massive “gota fría” storm which hit Murcia..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> -  72 tons of sodden furniture collected from Los Nietos and Los Urrutias
Cartagena council operatives have been working in the worst affected areas to clear mud and soaking possessions from the streets Municipal services of the Ayuntamiento of Cartagena have been working..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Making insurance claims after the disastrous flooding in Murcia
In a natural disaster like the gota fría storms claims are handled by a special government consortium If it is confirmed that the gota fría storm which hit south-eastern Spain between 12th and..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Contact numbers for volunteers in the flood clean-up operation
The Murcia government publishes more details of local volunteer forces The regional government of Murcia has published a list of contact numbers for those wishing to offer their help as volunteers..

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<span style='color:#780948'>ARCHIVED</span> - Molina de Segura and Ricote valley towns seek catastrophe status after gota fría flooding
Parts of central and northern Murcia received a year’s rain in 36 hous Much attention in the Spanish press has been paid, and quite rightly so, to the plight of residents on the coast of the..

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