Peru expects more rains that threaten to aggravate flooding after 75 deaths
The regions of the North coast of Peru, the most affected after heavy rains that have left at least 75 dead in the country, will live even more pronounced rainfall this week, announced the national service of meteorology and hydrology (Senamhi).
The prognosis expected thunderstorms and heavy rain, with up to 150 liters per square meter per day, until Thursday March 23 in Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque and La Libertad regions, totaling altogether about 64,000 people and a few affected 360,000.
> Rain in Peru continue leaving havoc, reported four new victims forecast also announces rains of up to 30 liters per square meter daily from Tuesday 21 to Thursday 23 in Ancash, Lima and Ica, where there are altogether some 26,000 victims and also some 136,000 affected.
> “The child coastal”, the phenomenon that Flogs to Peru “Unfortunately, we expected a week complicated.” “Is very likely to continue taking landslides of land”, warned also the first Minister, Fernando Zavala.
Until now, the rains have left at least 263 wounded, 20 missing, some 100,000 victims and affected 630,000, according to the latest official report.
In addition, a Government report suggests that 33 roads have been damaged by the flooding of rivers and landslides of stones.
On this Saturday night, the Viru bridge a minor collapsed by the floodwaters of the river of the same name when several vehicles were up its structure, so far leaving four missing, among them.
> Rains collapse bridge and isolated cease to Trujillo, Peru in Lima there are districts that are about three days without water supply, since the fall of mudslides on the Rímac River, the main source of water supply for the capital, preventing the processing and purification.
Given how complicated the situation, the Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski reported that he evaluates the possibility of naming a person clearly responsible for the reconstruction of the affected areas, who could be appointed “czar”.
This crisis will happen. Meanwhile we must express our solidarity all together to confront this problem. #JuntémonosParaAyudar – PedroPablo Kuczynski (@ppkamigo) March 19, 2017 “that we are studying, we have a few days more, is to create a sort of reconstruction Czar.” I don’t like the word Czar. But is a system, as well as the European Marshall plan, something dedicated to this,”said Kuczynski.