The Town Hall of mijas has reported the closing of all the steps that cross the river Fuengirola-Gomenaro as it passes through the municipality of Mijeño after the increase in its flow due to the heavy rainfall They are searching the area this Tuesday.
From the Consistory they recommend avoid areas near rivers and streams, as well as unnecessary displacements and follow the instructions of the authorities at all times. In the event of any incident, please call the 112 Andalucía Emergency service.
In fact, a resident of Mijas has alerted the coordination center this noon, at 2:05 p.m., after being his van swept away by the current in the Laurel streamas reported to Europa Press on 112, which has mobilized firefighters, Local Police, National Police and health services to the area.
However, the incident has been left in his fright since upon arriving at the place, the man had got get out of the vehicle by their own means and did not require medical assistance.
These have been the most serious consequences that the rain has left so far in the province of Malaga, which this Tuesday is under orange warning due to rainfall on the Costa del Sol and the Guadalhorce with a risk of accumulations of up to 40 liters per square meter. in an hour, according to the forecasts of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet).
The notice was activated this midnight and will last until 9:00 on Wednesday, February 8. The most intense and persistent rainfall has been registered in Ojén, with more than 90 liters in the last 12 hours.
Even so, the coordinating center has managed other notices for minor incidents due to the storm, without having to regret any injuries, such as aviso for electrical wiring in the middle of the roadin Las Lagunas.
On the other hand, they have formed water rafts on Orquídea street in Fuengirola and at kilometer 5 of the MA-3304 road in Alhaurín el Grande. The fall of stones has also affected the highways A-387 in Alhaurín el Grande and A-7175 in Benahavís.