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Summary

The Segura river basin, located in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, with a surface area of approximately 19,000 square kilometres, due to its climate, occasionally suffers large rainfalls as well as important droughts. This irregular climate has resulted in significant increases in river levels that have led to numerous catastrophes throughout its history, not only in the main rivers, Segura, Mundo and Guadalentín, but also in tributaries which usually register minimum flows (in the cases of the rivers Moratalla, Argus, Quípar, Mula, etc.), as well as in an endless number of ephemeral watercourses or wadis that are tributaries or not of those rivers, and the coastal wadis that run out to the sea.

Resumen de algunas de las riadas acaecidas en la cuenca del Segura
YEAR
MONTH
NAME COURSE
1541 November   Segura
1545 October San Lucas Guadalentin - Segura
1591 November   Segura
1614     Segura
1634 October   Segura
1651 October San Calixto Segura - Mula - Guadalentin
1653 November San Severo Guadalentin
1656 February   Guadalentin - Segura
1664 September San Miguel Arcángel  
1667 January San Juan Crisóstomo Segura
1668 October   Segura - Guadalentin
1669 March   Segura
1669 October   Segura - Guadalentin
1672 March San Patricio Segura - Guadalentin
1683 December Santo Tomás Segura
1684 January Reyes Magos Segura
1686 November San Orestes Segura
1696 August   Segura
1701 September San García Guadalentin
1704 August San Leovigildo Guadalentin - Segura
1710 Febrero   Segura
1714 October   Santa Fé
1731 September San Nicomedes Segura
1733 September Nª Sª de los Reyes Segura - Guadalentin
1736 September San Lino Segura - Guadalentin
1741 November Santa Catalina Guadalentin - Segura
1769 October San Simón y San Judas Segura
1775 May San Pedro Regalado Segura - Guadalentin
1776 October San Pedro Pascual Segura
1777 January   Guadalentin
1777 September   Guadalentin
1777 November   Guadalentin
1778 January   Segura - Guadalentin
1783 October San Francisco de Asís Segura - Mula - Guadalentin
1797 October San Nicasio Segura
1802 April Rotura de Puentes II Guadalentin
1831 October La Diforme Guadalentin - Segura
1834 October Santa Brígida Segura - Mula - Guadalentin
1838 October San Francisco Mundo - Guadalentin
1852 Marzo   Segura
1871 September   Segura - Guadalentin - Mula
1871 November   Segura - Guadalentin - Mula
1877 June San León II Guadalentin
1877 September San Cosme y San Damián Segura - Guadalentin
1879 October Santa Teresa Guadalentin - Mundo - Segura
1899 Marzo   Segura - Argos
1900 Febrero   Segura
1900 June   Segura
1900 September   Segura
1900 October   Segura
1901 September   Segura
1905 September   Segura - Moratalla - Argos
1906 September San Julián Segura - Mula - Guadalentin
1908 September   Segura - Mula
1972 October   Segura
1973 October   Segura - Mula - Guadalentin
1982 October   Segura
1986 July   Segura - R. Judio y Minateda
1986 October   Segura - Mula - Pliego
1987 November   Segura - Mula - Pliego
1989 September   Segura - Mula - Guadalentín
2012 Septiembre   Guadalentín

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