Flemings in Spain about extreme deluge after long drought: “In a few hours we received the amount of rain that normally falls here in 3 years”

Southeast Spain, where several regions have been groaning under extreme drought for months, has had to contend with heavy rainfall in recent days. Basements were flooded, roads were closed, schools remained closed. We spoke to some Flemish people in the affected area. “Around 4 am I was awakened by the dogs getting nervous from the thunder and lightning. I could start mopping right away.”