STORY: The footage confirmed the driving force in a crimson automotive making an attempt to cross an inundated highway in Molina de Segura earlier than the automotive is rapidly carried away by speeding waters.
Torrential rains on Thursday (Might 25) that adopted a protracted drought turned streets into rivers in cities alongside Spain’s Mediterranean coast.
Heavy rainfall additionally hit central Spain and in and across the capital Madrid.
Earlier within the week, Spanish authorities shut down faculties, universities and day-care centres as a precaution after rains left behind flooded basements and submerged automobiles.
Whereas the rain has triggered chaos and financial harm, they’ve additionally been welcomed by many in Spain, which had been on observe to register the driest spring since information started in 1961, in response to state climate company AEMET.