If you had viewed the Sierra Nevada webcams yesterday you would have been amazed to see the slopes under a white carpet… in August.
Andalucia has seen 15,254 hectares of forestland and mountain shrub destroyed by fire so far this year, which is three times higher than last year.
The Granada Fire Service is not happy with their new fire trucks, which have a tendency, to roll over.
Well, the number of forest and mountain brush fires is 85% down on the same period 2012 but even so the devastation is heartbreaking – it always is.
For the last two years, members of the forest fire-fighting brigade (INFOCA) claim, they have had to make do with fewer men, vehicles and materials.
Fires in the North-West corner of Spain have resulted in two tourists jumping to their deaths from a cliff in an attempt to escape the advancing flames. A reader from nearby Figueres has written in with news from that town.