Malaga on Red Alert After Torrential Rain Floods Some City Streets

If you are in Malaga, Spain at the moment, you probably know it is pouring down with rain. You may not know, however, that Malaga is on Red Alert for floods after so much torrential rain.

In fact, the State Meterological Agency, AEMET, has a Red Alert out for the entire province of Malaga.

Minor floods have already been reported in some streets in Malaga city, the Cerrado de Caldreon tunnel has been closed to traffic and the ring road going towards Cádiz is also closed to traffic.

The Red Alert flood warning for Malaga will be in effect until 6pm, and then will be downgraded to Orange Alert if rains have stopped. If you are out in the city while the rain is still falling, avoid flash floods as they can be fatal.