Showing posts with label Spain. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Spain. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

2 missing, 1 injured in Madrid building collapse

2 missing, 1 injured in Madrid building collapse
Two workers were missing and one was injured after the interior of a building collapsed in the center of Madrid on Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Spain burns at record rate under hot summer

Spanish countryside destroyed by wildfires
A dry spring and hot summer means that Spain is burning at an almost record rate during 2017, according to figures published by the Spanish ministry for agriculture, fisheries and the environment on Tuesday.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Health warnings in place as Europe prepares for blistering heat

Health warnings have been issued across Europe
Health warnings have been issued across Europe this week, as the most severe heatwave of an already hot summer is expected.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Spain: 300 Evacuated as Forest Fire Burns 1,000 Hectares

150 firefighters supported by air units were fighting the fire
Regional government authorities in southeastern Spain said a wildfire has forced the evacuation of 300 people and burned 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres) of pine forest.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Spain Heatwave Breaks Records, Kills One

spain heatwave
Spain baked in a record-breaking heatwave on Thursday, which was blamed for the death of a road crew worker and is suspected of leaving another man in critical condition.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Madrid to Cut Traffic Volumes in Half as Pollution Rises

Madrid said on Wednesday all privately-owned cars with even-numbered registration plates will be banned from the Spanish capital's roads on Thursday to curb rising air pollution.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Heavy rain in Spain kills one

A 40-year-old man lost his life as torrential rain affected the east and south-east coast of Spain on Monday, closing roads and forcing the closure of schools and colleges.

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Cold air sinks across Europe: predictions also indicate heavy snowfall across Bosnia Herzegovina

Winter has come very early to many parts of Europe, with cold air spreading a long way south, bringing snow, or the risk of it, to many areas.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Portuguese president sends condolences following deadly train crash in Spain

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa sent his condolences to the victims of a train crash in Spain which left four people dead on Friday.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Spain forest fires force evacuation of at least 1,000 people

Spanish firefighters are battling a huge forest blaze near Valencia that has forced the evacuation of thousands of people including tourists.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Solar Impulse lands in Cairo

Solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 landed in Cairo Wednesday at 7:10 AM (CET) on the penultimate flight of the plane's world tour after a 48 hour and 50 minute voyage from Seville, Spain to Cairo, according to a travel update from the Solar Impulse website.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Solar Impulse II takes off from Seville for Cairo

After two weeks in Seville, Solar Impulse II, a solar-powered aircraft flying all over the world, took off at 6.18am (4.18 GMT) Monday morning en route to Cairo.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Bad weather claims 2 lives in Spain

The spell of bad weather which is currently affecting almost all of the Iberia Peninsula has claimed two lives in Spain over the last 48 hours.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Firefighters battle over 130 wildfires in northern Spain

Amid unseasonably warm weather, firefighters battled over 130 wind-fueled wildfires in northern Spain Monday which officials suspect were deliberately set.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Space rains junk on Spain

It's raining space junk in Spain. 
Rocket fuel tanks, chunks of satellites or something else entirely... In just over one week, three mysterious objects have fallen from the sky onto the country's southeast, prompting bomb disposal agents and experts in hazmat suits to rush over as puzzled locals looked on.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Spain, US reach accord to clean up nuclear accident site

Washington and Madrid have reached a new agreement in principle for the United States to clean up land contaminated by radiation from un-detonated nuclear bombs that accidentally fell on a site in Spain in 1966, a joint statement said Monday.

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Hundreds of firefighters battle wildfires in Portugal

Some 500 firefighters as well as eight planes and six helicopters were deployed in Portugal Sunday to battle four forest fires raging in the north of the country, authorities said.

EL News