Reservoir Drowning Incident | Costa Tropical Gazette Information

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A 19-year-old girl met her dying within the Cubillas Reservoir yesterday, simply to the north of town of Granada throughout the municipality of Atarfe.

Round 16.00h Saturday afternoon the 112, emergency, name centre obtain alerts from a number of witnesses on the scene. They mentioned that the lady had entered the water, gone beneath and never reappeared.

The Granada hearth service (who’ve divers) and the Guardia Civil’s specialised unit, the Grupo Especial de Actividades Subacuáticas (GEAS) in addition to a helicopter had been concerned each within the search and the restoration of the physique.

The sufferer’s physique was discovered only a few metres from the shore. The Guardia Civil at the moment are investigating what triggered the lady to drown.

Editorial remark: reservoirs are very harmful locations to swim; much more so than rivers. As they’re flooded, fairly often steep-sided valleys, there’s a massive temperature distinction between the decrease and higher ranges of water, inflicting robust currents that may kind small whirlpools and pull the unwary down.

(Information: Atarfe, Metropolis & Metropolitan Space, Granada, Andalucia)

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