Jávea Floods

Jávea holds the Spanish record for the greatest amount of rain in 24 hours. This led to devastating floods in 1957. Heavy rainfall, partricularly in the interior, resulted in widespread flooding in 2007. Intervening years have also experienced significant flood and storm damage.

  • For a scholarly article about the flood risks in this region see:

Spatial planning processes, territorial planning law and flood risk in the region of Valencia (Spain)
by J. Olcina Cantos University of Alacant, Spain

  • Photographs of the 2007 floods can be seen in the following Xàbia Al Dia webalbums:

https://picasaweb.google.com/105421342750262548591/Riada2007
https://picasaweb.google.com/105421342750262548591/Riada2007ElDiaDespues
https://picasaweb.google.com/105421342750262548591/Riada2007FotosLectores

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