Articles

Wild weather in Albufeira

In Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal on April 2, 2014 by cubsur51 Tagged: ,

Torrential rain on Monday and Tuesday caused flash floods in the lower parts of town. Some of the drains are blocked with sand. On Monday night around 830pm the Avenida 25 de Abril had several inches of fast flowing water rushing towards the sea and into people’s basements and cellars.

On Tuesday afternoon the bar owner a few doors from me had stacked his patio furniture against a wall as it was raining very hard. I heard a loud noise amid very strong gusts of wind. I reached the front window in time to see his chairs, tables and umbrellas being hurled across the street, with cars braking to avoid them.

I grabbed this picture through the window in the rain.

Image

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: