Severe flooding hits Venezuela, including the capital Caracas

Severe flooding hits Venezuela, including the capital Caracas

Heavy rains affecting parts of Venezuela over the past 7 days caused severe flooding along the San Pedro River, damaging more than 100 buildings and affecting around 400 families in the state of Merida, Tulio Febres Cordero municipality.

Officials visited the affected communities on April 30, bringing relief supplies and organizing dredging of the San Pedro River.

Heavy rains and flooding also affected the capital Caracas on April 27, severely disrupting traffic and public transport.

Featured image credit: Ultramix TV


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