Powerful flood killed more than 70 people


In the capital of the country Lima Monday there is no access to drinking water. Photo: CNN

Peruvian authorities reported that at least 72 people were killed in Donbas over the last 20 years floods in the country.

About it writes “the BBC”.

Within a few days the country had torrential rains that led to river flooding and landslides in several districts of the country. Over 800 cities have declared a state of emergency. Authorities believe that the floods affected about half the population of the country.

In the capital of the country Lima Monday there is no access to drinking water. In a number of cities filled water drainage system, streets flooded with water.

The country began to disinfect, trying to get rid of insects that carry infections.

Residents complain that food prices due to floods are growing.

This year is particularly significant manifestations of the phenomenon of El niño is the ocean temperature increases, which leads to increased evaporation and rainfall.

A similar situation existed in the country in 1998, when El niño also caused in Peru, heavy rains and floods. Then killed 374 people.

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