Tag Archive for rockfall

Soggy Saturday

Well yesterday was not a day to venture out in all along the Costa Tropical, with streets in Almuñécar and Salobreña boasting boating-lake-size puddles.

Otivar Rockfall Update

OTV Rockfall Repairs OnL

Following on from our article concerning the rockfall in Otívar, we report that the Junta is reinforcing the rocky hillside to prevent further incidents of this kind.

Otívar Rockfall


At 14.10h on Wednesday the 4th, in Otívar, a huge boulder fell onto parked cars beneath, completely destroying two and damaging three others.

Unlucky Beach Goer

Of all the dangers you might imagine involved in lying on the beach, the least likely is a rock falling on your head and killing you – yet it happened.

Paseo de los Carabineros, Nerja

The Councillor for the Environment, Nieves Atencia, has announced that a team from Madrid would be coming down to check out the state of the Paseo de los Carabinero with an eye to seeing whether at least a part of it can be repaired and reopened.

Landslip Virtually Fixed

The landslip at the mouth of the Cotobro tunnel on the La Herradura side of the N-340 has all been put right, with the near completion of a very robust retaining wall.