10 adults, two toddlers and two babys were rescued by Albox firemen from a cortijo in Purchena last night, when they were cut off by rapidly rising waters in the Rio Almanzora. All are safe, but again it goes to show how dangerous these river beds can be in the middle of a storm.
4 English women were swept away by floodwater in the village of L’Olleria, Valencia, last night at about 8:30 as they tried to take a shortcut through a flooded river. 2 of them managed to scramble out of the river about 25m downstream; the other 2, a mother (47) and her 14 year old daughter, drowned and their bodies were found by emergency services at around 2.30 in the morning after a frantic search.] The Continue reading 2 English women drown in river in Valencia