Enormous waves up to six metres high battered buildings on the north coast of Tenerife on Sunday, with 39 people evacuated from their homes in Tacoronte. Yellow weather warnings remain in place across the archipelago for more stormy seas over the coming day.
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Meanwhile meteorological agency Aemet has issued a red weather warning for torrential rains and a risk of localised flash floods across parts of the Costa Blanca, with 180mm of rainfall forecast for today.
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In Catalonia, Aemet has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rains across parts of the region, after torrential rains brought over 20mm of rain per hour per square metre fall overnight.
Nationwide Weather warnings remain in place, with alerts remaining in places until the middle of the week.
People are being advised to remain cautious, and not to take unnecessary risks, and to be aware of the risk of flash flooding due to extremes of the weather.
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Statistics on the volumes of pollution caused by industry in Spain has been released by the Government.
For the first time the full data set of all polluting activities has been made public, allowing people to discover what the main causes of pollution are locally and nationally.
People can search over 7 years worth of data, to look back at improvements – or not – to the environment nationwide.
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Policia Nacional have arrested three people in connection with defrauding casinos using doctored bank notes.
The three arrested – understood to be Chinese nationals – were discovered to have found a way to manipulate low value bank notes to appear as high value ones in gaming machines. They were understood to have defrauded casinos of over €40,000 since the end of July.
The arrests were made in Catalonia, however the three were believed to have also operated in the Canaries and Balearics.
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