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Rains in Venezuela: 20 houses collapsed on the old highway Caracas – La Guaira

Carlos Pérez Ampueda, Vice Minister for Risk Management and Civil Protection, confirmed that at least 20 houses partially collapsed on the old Caracas – La Guaira highway, Venezuelaas a result of the rains this Thursday, November 10.

Earlier, videos were released of the damage caused by the torrent in the El Limón neighborhood, Catia, which has been affected several times in recent weeks.

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Old highway Caracas – La Guaira

«More than 20 houses with partial collapse. Attention is provided to the affected families and needs analysis is carried out, “said Pérez Ampueda.

He also reported that one person was injured, so Civil Protection officials and firefighters transferred him to a health center.

Evictions were also carried out in risk areas. “The National Risk Management System continues with the deployment of emergency care on the Old Caracas-La Guaira Highway, where rainfall has caused damage to roads and homes,” reiterated the official.


Meanwhile, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (Inameh) indicated in its weather advisory No. 3published after 7:00 pm this Thursday, that heavy rains are observed in several states of the country.

«Rapidly evolving convective nuclei cause heavy rains, some with electric shocks and gusts of wind in Zulia, Trujillo, Falcón, Cojedes, Yaracuy, Carabobo, Aragua, Capital District, La Guaira, Miranda, Guárico, Anzoátegui, Sucre, Monagas and Bolivar,” he said.

Source: Elcomercio

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