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.
1/6 Ante las fuertes lluvias que ocasionaron pérdidas materiales a las familias ubicadas en las calles, El Cocal y Los Robles de la población de Palmarito, municipio Tulio Febres Cordero, estuve atendiendo y dando respuesta, junto a la alcaldesa Ana Rivera, a mi amado pueblo. pic.twitter.com/YluXTV0JNV
— JEHYSON GUZMÁN (@JEHYSONGUZMAN) May 1, 2021
Heavy rains and flooding also affected the capital Caracas on April 27, severely disrupting traffic and public transport.
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