The rains cut 5 roads in Castilla-La Mancha

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Toledo (EFE) Province of Ciudad Real.

Sources from the 112 emergency service informed EFE that at 4:35 p.m. the CR-7131 highway, in the municipality of Malagón (Ciudad Real) was blocked by puddles.

Also, at 3:00 p.m., the CM-2104, between Cuenca and Valdecabras, in the municipality of Cuenca, was cut by puddles and rockfalls, and an alternative route through the enchanted city was proposed.

In no case were there any injuries.

In addition, around 1 p.m., three roads in the Retuerta del Bullaque, also in the province of Ciudad Real, were blocked and some school buses that were on the road had to be diverted, although no injuries were sustained. reported.

58 incidents due to rain until 2 p.m.

As reported by 112, from midnight to 2:00 p.m. this Tuesday, a total of 58 incidents were recorded in Castilla-La Mancha, mainly due to drainage and obstacles on the road.

The city of Castilla-La Mancha that accumulated the most rain from midnight to 4:30 p.m. this Tuesday was San Pablo de los Montes (Toledo), where 64.4 liters per square meter fell, according to data from the National Agency meteorology (AEMET) consulted by EFE.

As for the provincial capitals, in Toledo from midnight to 4:30 p.m., 27.8 liters per square meter fell; in Albacete, 16 liters per square meter; in Cuenca, 30.4 liters per square meter; in Guadalajara, 20 liters per square meter, and in Ciudad Real, 18.6 liters per square meter.

Cuenca closes access to areas near the Júcar and Huéca rivers

Cuenca City Council has closed access to the river walk and recreational areas near the Júcar and Huécar rivers as a precaution against the increased flow of the Júcar river, caused by the constant rains of the last few hours

In a press release, the Cuenca City Council asked the public to be responsible and respect the signage that firefighters place.

He also recommended not to walk the spaces close to the banks of the rivers in anticipation of the continuation of the rains and, with them, the increase in the flow.

In statements to the media, the mayor of Cuenca, Darío Dolz, called on the public to be cautious and assured that the city council would be vigilant in the event of the river flooding.

Likewise, he warned that the flow of the Júcar could increase in the coming hours, as he indicated that the water was “gradually being released” from the La Toba dam.

In fact, according to data from the Hydrographic Confederation of Júcar, consulted by the EFE, the flow of the river that crosses the capital of Cuenca is almost 70 cubic meters per second and has tripled in the last 24 hours.

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