Monday, 19 January 2015

19.1.15 Earthquakes and Bad Weather Hit Cadiz

An earthquake registering 4.2 on the Richter scale occurred yesterday at about 9.30pm 60 kilometres west of Cádiz Bay. It was not felt on land, but is the third earthquake to be registered in the area since December, and they are growing in intensity.

Torrential rain and high winds have also hit the province causing widespread flooding and bringing the reservoirs up to 70% of their capacity. Boat services between Cádiz, Rota and El Puerto have been suspended. Meanwhile Grazalema (Cádiz) had had snow.

Floods in Sanlucar (foto diariojerez)

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