March 31, 2017
Peru is undergoing devastating floods since early March. The Civil Protection Agency of Peru reports: 97 people have died, 184,112 people are affected, 30,184 houses were destroyed with more than 180,000 damaged, 232 bridges have been destroyed, 1596 kilometres of road were destroyed, and 35,597 hectares of crops have been lost.The cities of Piura, Trujillo and Chiclayo are among those worst affected, but estimates suggest that 800 villages have also been destroyed. The floods have caused mudflows to sweep into some cities, bringing further disruption.
Current Floods in Peru have damaged important infrastructure. Here an street connecting San Rafael with Sullana, disappear as the water lever arise. Planet Images.
Mala River from Feb 18th and March 27th.