Multiple fatalities, cars swept away as severe flooding hits Sonora, Mexico

sonora flood august 13 2022

At least 3 people have been killed and 11 rescued after heavy rains caused severe floods in different parts of Sonora, Mexico on August 13, 2022. The city of Nogales was particularly badly hit, for the second time in 4 days.

While local media is reporting as many as 10 fatalities, national authorities said 3 people have died in different parts of Nogales.

Damage was reported to a number of roads and bridges across the state.

Sonora Governor Alfonso Durazo visited Nogales on August 15, promising to build a new dam which would help protect the city from future floods.

Featured image credit: Francisca Miranda (stillshot)

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