Flash floods surprise residents near Madrid

STORY: Fidel Caballero Asensio, a resident of the town, shared video of the effects of the heavy rain which caused damage in his garage and flooded his driveway where his car was parked.

After an extremely hot summer, the autumn is ushering in rain with storms predicted to hit the Canary Islands over the weekend.

Spain broke a record for the number of days of extreme heat this summer, with a total of 42 days, under a heat wave situation, State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) said.