Rain cuts seven roads in Almeria

Rain cuts seven roads in Almeria
Seven other secondary roads in the province were affected by the accumulation of water pools and landslides.

The rain has forced the closure of seven roads in the province of Almeria and has partially affected traffic on seven other roads in the secondary network of the province due to the accumulation of water and landslides, with no injuries reported, according to Emergencias 112 Andalucia, a service attached to the Ministry of the Presidency, Interior, Social Dialogue and Administrative Simplification of the Junta de Andalucia.

The storm that has been raging in Almería since Monday has meant that early on Tuesday morning the A-332 in Cuevas de Almanzora and El Real in Almería, the AL-6112 in El Cumbrero in Almería, the AL-340a in Vera, AL-340a in Vera, AL-340a in El Cumbrero in Almería, AL-340a in El Cumbrero in Almería, AL-340a in El Cumbrero in Almería and AL-340a in El Cumbrero in Almería are closed to traffic, N-340a in Vera, AL-7107 in Vera-Costa, together with the AL-3104 in the district of San Vicente as it passes through Almería, the AL-8106 cut off due to the overflowing of the wadi in Cuevas de Almanzora and, finally, the AL-8103 in Huércal-Overa.

The AL-9105 in Huércal-Overa, AL-5107 and AL-5106 in Carboneras, AL-3107 in Níjar, AL-3106 in Carboneras, A-1101 in Zurgena, and AL-7107 in Vera and Cuevas are partially blocked due to the accumulation of water and rock and mud slides.

In all of them, incidents have been reported to 112 and both Guardia Civil and Mantenimiento de Carreteras have been alerted for cleaning and signposting.

During the early hours of the morning, the coordination centre has managed a dozen warnings for occasional flooding of ground floors and basements of houses in the province in municipalities such as Pulpí, Los Gallardos, Cantoria and Vera.

The emergency services have also intervened to help the occupants of a car in the river Almanzora in the hamlet of El Alhanchete, another in a ravine in Pulpí and a caravan in Villaricos.

The State Meteorological Agency maintains the orange warning for rain in the regions of Valle del Almanzora and Los Vélez until 9:00 am and in the Levante also for storms and rain with water accumulation of up to 30 litres per square metre.

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