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Snow and hail ushers in April in inland Malaga province

Snow and hail ushers in April in inland Malaga province
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  • Nine centimetres of snow is estimated to have fallen at altitudes above 900 metres

El Torcal in Antequera and the higher areas of the Serranía de Ronda, the Sierra de las Nieves and La Maroma woke up to a covering of snow on Thursday morning.

According to estimates from the Aemet national met office, calculated according to the area's rainfall records, the snow was up to nine centimetres thick at altitudes above 900 metres.

Other parts of the Axarquía, including Canillas de Aceituno (pictured), were tinted white by hail.