One dead, two missing after torrential rain in Jaen

14th September 2007, Comments 0 comments

14 September 2007, JAEN – One person died and two were missing on Friday after torrential rainfall in Jaen, Andalucía.

14 September 2007

JAEN – One person died and two were missing on Friday after torrential rainfall in Jaen, Andalucía.

A search was underway for two people whose car was carried away by the river of water which swept through the village of Sabiote on Thursday night.

On average, ten centimetres of rainfall per cubic metre fell in a short time, causing the nearby river to burst its banks, said Sabiote mayor, Alfonso Medina.

Meanwhile, police found the body of a 67-year-old man in Gila en Chilluevar, where he had been swept away by the heavy rains.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news

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