Chaos in Andalucia as torrential rain cause floods

Parts of Andalucia have been immersed in water over the past week as torrential rain lashed the south of Spain.

Almeria, Spain.

Almeria, Spain. Image by CucombreLibre / CC BY 2.0

Shops have been damaged, motorways closed and people were told to stay inside. The city of Almería is one of the worst hit areas; other parts of Spain, including Madrid where the Metro was flooded earlier this week, have also been affected by the dire weather that has swept across the country. A clean-up operation is already under way in Andalucia, which is particularly at risk of flooding. Read more:

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