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Cow Charges Hikers

By Martin Myall

Two hikers were injured after a cow charged them yesterday in the municipality of Lugros (near Guadix). As a result of the impact, one of them fell down a barranco. »

Almuñécar Paragliding Death

By Vivienne Hughes

There is still very little information but what we do know is that a paragliding pilot died as a result of an accident yesterday afternoon in Almuñécar. »

Death in Los Guájares

By Vivienne Hughes

A 54-year-old man in Los Guájares died this weekend after falling out of a tree and down a barranco. »

Rambla Clearing Before Rains

By Vivienne Hughes

The Junta has finally put into motion the clearing of overgrown riverbeds and gullies on the Costa Tropical in preparation for the end-of-summer rains. »

Salobreña Barranco Clearing

By Vivienne Hughes

Salobreña has been clearing its riverbed and barrancos of vegetation, too, because summers & early autumns are propense to sudden downpours in this Andalusian climate. »

Family Dies in Flash Flood

By Vivienne Hughes

The emergency services in Extremadura have located the bodies of four victims in a canyoneering accident, all for are of the same family. »

Lentegí Infoca Accident

By Martin Myall

An Infoca worker lost his life when his vehicle left the track on a hillside and plummeted down a gully yesterday. The accident occurred in above lentegí in an area known as the Cebailla. »

Molvizar Barranco Accident

By Hugh MacArthur

Around 09.30h, on Saturday the 10th a woman accidentally left the road and plummeted down a barranco, not far from the cement factory in Mólvizar. »

Almuñécar & Herradura Rain Toll

By Martin Myall

Like Motril and Salobreña, these two most westerly towns of the Costa Tropical also had their flooding problems - again! »

Storm Victims Update

By Vivienne Hughes

The heavy rains on the morning of Monday the 7th in the province of Granada, especially on the eastern Costa Tropical, have a final death toll of four. »