Flash floods in south-eastern Spain kill at the least 5

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Not less than 5 individuals have died and three,500 have been evacuated from their properties after flash floods struck south-eastern Spain.

Rivers burst their banks as some areas of Valencia, Murcia and jap Andalucía noticed the heaviest rainfall on report.


Autos have been swept away by speeding flood waters, inflicting at the least three deaths.

One man was killed after getting caught inside a flooded motorway tunnel.

One other man was discovered lifeless within the village of Redovan in Valencia after leaving his residence on foot earlier on Friday, in keeping with Reuters.

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Residents have been compelled to wade by means of waist-deep water to flee their flooded properties

Torrential rain induced chaos on roads and public transport with two airports in Murcia and Almeria closing down, leaving travellers stranded.

1000’s of police, fire-fighters and troopers have been deployed in a rescue operation, some in boats and helicopters.

One emergency employee informed Reuters man was holding onto a visitors signal as he awaited rescue from the flooding.

A number of railway strains and many colleges within the area have been shut down by the adversarial climate situations, with 689,000 college students affected in Valencia alone, in keeping with AFP.

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