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.
Another consequence of the prolonged rainfall on Friday were the boulders that had been dislodged from the cliff face below the castle.
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.
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.
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.