Velez councillor Lourdes Piña in the Mezquitilla area. / sur

Vélez-Málaga beaches to get storm payout

The damage caused by recent storms includes flooded beach bars and promenades, as well as a burst drinking water pipe

EUGENIO CABEZAS

Malaga's provincial authority, the Diputación, announced on Wednesday that Vélez-Málaga is to receive 493,000 euros to repair the damage caused by recent storms and the Saharan sand. The storms caused extensive damage to the 22 kilometres of beaches along the Vélez-Málaga coastline, affecting and flooding beach bars and promenades as well as bursting a drinking water supply pipe near a campsite in Valle Niza.