People rescued from cars after floods hit Valencia, Spain

cars after floods hit Valencia, Spain

The storm began late Friday, battering the region with strong winds and torrential rain, with rain increasing in intensity on Saturday.

The popular resort has faced travel disruptions due to the temporary closure of the airport and the grounding of trains.

At Valencia airport in eastern Spain, flights were temporarily suspended after hours of torrential rain, airport officials told AFP.

Firefighters have had to rescue people trapped in cars and homes after heavy rains caused flooding in Valencia, Spain.

It's not the first time this year that eastern Spain has been flooded, with the region experiencing record rainfall in May.

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