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Holiday mood sinks in northern Spain as a level one flood alert is declared

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Holiday mood sinks in northern Spain as a level one flood alert is declared

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It’s not a usual Spanish summer for some residents of the north of the country.

Storms have caused the Baztan river to burst its banks, flooding homes and other buildings in the Navarrese valley.

Several people have had to be rescued, while numerous cars have been washed away.

The local government has declared a level one alert – the highest for this type of incident.