Five people have been rescued this afternoon from the Cavalry School of la Maestranza of Ronda where they had been trapped by the intense flooding that are being registered in the municipality. As reported by Efe from the town Hall of the locality, the effective Fire department and the Local Police have been able to rescue these people after intense tasks, since the water had flooded the facilities that are found in the vicinity of Arab Baths, one of the areas most affected by these floods.
Temporary Round. Cut the step for the Old Bridge after the collapse of a retaining wall. The security forces come to the rescue of two other people in rural area. pic.twitter.com/hAxYCaVBpO
? AyuntamientoRonda (@AytoRonda) October 21, 2018
The second lieutenant of mayor of Ronda, Alvaro Carreño, has indicated that in the municipality have already picked up more than 200 litres of water per square meter, which has caused more than 100 incidents this morning, mainly in rural areas.
The District of San Francisco and the Father, Jesus, are the areas most affected by this situation that has caused major flooding, overflows of streams, and falls of walls.
In particular, one of the walls of the Colegio Fernando de los Ríos has fallen off in the early hours of this morning causing major destruction, that the workers are trying to repair.
The municipality has adhered to the Municipal Plan for Emergencies and are virtually incommunicado, all the roads are cut off with the exception of the connecting Seville and Marbella, where it is recommended to take precautions and avoid the traffic as much as possible. The floods have also left that were cut off to many people in rural areas, but according to the deputy mayor, their lives aren't in danger. All the members of the city Council are currently working to try to restore normalcy in the town and recommend to the neighbors to use extreme precautions and avoid the exits in car.Updated Date: 26 October 2018, 19:29