Red Alert! Waves Pummel Spain’s Coast

Large waves almost cover the lighthouse in Mouro island in front of port in Santander, northern Spain, Feb. 2. Spanish authorities issued a red alert with floods affecting some coastal villages due to the strong swell affecting Spanish northern coastline. ESTEBAN COBO / EPA

Dangerous waves engulf the lighthouse on Mouro Island in Santander, Spain on Feb. 2. Spanish authorities have issued a red alert due to major flooding after a strong swell pummelled Spain's northern coast.