Over 360,000 evacuated by flooding in Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina

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Only in Asuncion, Paraguay's capital, go about 76 thousand evacuees. (Photo: Reuters)

Floods have become common news for Latin America in recent weeks. In Paraguay, at least 300,000 people have been evacuated; 50 thousand Brazilians and Argentines over 12 thousand go through the same situation.
In Asuncion (capital of Paraguay), the most affected city and declared Monday in disaster situation, the Paraguay river rose five inches in port until the 7.1 meters. Although not the highest recorded level, the current flooding is the worst in its history by the number of evacuees, 75 000 800, according to the moments according to figures from the municipality.
In that country, the Directorate of Meteorology predicts the river will fall in the coming months, but that will go up later this year, during the actual rainy, so believe that evacuees can not return to their homes, or what’s left of them, until next year.
Meanwhile, in Brazil more than 50 thousand people have been evicted by their danger due to flooding and overflowing of rivers. The figure is expected to increase affected in the coming hours as rains persist.
In Argentina, at least 10,000 people have been evacuated, partly to the flooding of the Paraguay River affecting the Northeast. In recent days it rained in the region about 400 mm and it is estimated that the waterfall could continue at least until Monday.