Saturday 12 June 2021

27 Dead In Guatamala Rains, More than 50.000 Affected

The rains continue to wreak havoc in Guatemala. (Photo: EFE).

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS — (Prensa Latina) A total of 27 dead, 22 injured and thousands of victims have been reported in the rainy season in Guatemala (May to October), according to the executive secretary of the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (Conred), Alejandro Maldonado.

At least 56,000 were victims of the heavy rains in Guatemala in recent days. This was announced on Thursday Telesur correspondent in Guatemala, Mario Rosales.

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He announced that to date there have been about 47 accidents in various parts of the country. “More than 250 families are at high risk,” said Rosales.

Speaking to a local radio station, the official said authorities evacuated in recent days 6,161 people, while there are 7,436 victims, 461,294 affected and 1,295 at risk.

He added that in this situation, the Conred maintains institutional orange alert, decreed when it is confirmed that an event or phenomenon causes severe emergency situations.

For his part, the director of the National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology (Insivumeh), Eddy Sanchez said the new tropical depression number nine will have 48 hour rainfall with a tendency to decrease.

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The aforementioned tropical depression, located in the Gulf of Mexico, continue towards the northern department of Petén, on the Yucatan Peninsula, according to the weather report Insivumeh.

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