Denia has been the worst-hit region in the entire Valencian Community, according to local met offices.
Denia’s port area has been shutoff today by torrential rains that swept down Spain’s eastern coastline.
Plaza Benidorm – at the northern end of Denia’s port – and the Explanada Cervantes by the fishmarket were closed to traffic for most of the morning.
Policía Local first closed roads near Camí de la Bota at the industrial-zone entrance to Denia at 8.30am, according to Denia-based paper La Marina Plaza.
See pictures of Denia today in MeteOrihuela’s post:
Denia has received 126mm of rain so far – the most in the Valencian region, according to MeteoClimatic.
It is followed by Pego with 68mm and then Pedreguer (15mm) and Jávea (3-12mm).
The province of Castellón (north of Valencia) saw up to 38mm in areas, while the province of Valencia saw a maximum of 38mm in parts.
The Marina Alta region of Alicante remains on a yellow weather warning, in place until Friday morning.