Severe flooding damages more than 3 000 homes in Peru

Severe flooding damages more than 3 000 homes in Peru

Severe flooding has been affecting several provinces of Peru since late March 2021, according to the National Institute of Civil Defence (INDECI). More than 3 000 homes have been damaged, while evacuations are advised as many rivers have exceeded the danger mark….

Heavy rains trigger damaging mudslides and floods in Arequipa, Peru

Heavy rains trigger damaging mudslides and floods in Arequipa, Peru

Days of heavy rains triggered destructive floods and landslides in southern Peru's Arequipa department, leaving at least 100 homes damaged. One of the worst affected areas is the city of Arequipa. Heavy rains started affecting the region on March 13, causing…

Violent mudflows and raging flash floods hit southern Peru

Violent mudflows and raging flash floods hit southern Peru

Non-stop intense downpour has triggered violent mudflows and raging flash floods across Peru's southern region, bringing the death toll to nine as of Monday, February 24, 2020. Red warnings for heavy rains, thunderstorms, and strong winds were issued for central…

Flash floods and landslides wreak havoc in Peru

Flash floods and landslides wreak havoc in Peru

Heavy rains triggered several floods and landslides in Peru on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, particularly affecting the departments of Arequipa and Huanuco. As a result, houses were left damaged and many roads had to be closed. Authorities said damage assessments…

Deadly floods and landslides hit Huanuco and San Martin, Peru

Deadly floods and landslides hit Huanuco and San Martin, Peru

Heavy rain since December 6, 2019, has led to landslides and severe flooding that affected portions of Huanuco and San Martin regions in Peru. Reports confirmed total and partial damages to homes, schools, roads, and bridges, as well as dozens of fatalities. In the…

New round of heavy rain and deadly floods, Peru

New round of heavy rain and deadly floods, Peru

A new round of heavy rain has been affecting several regions of Peru over the past couple of days, causing floods and mudslides that resulted in fatalities and damage across the country. A state of emergency has been declared in the province of Chanchamayo, in the…