Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Torrential Rains Leave 15 Dead in Venezuela - Tasnim News Agency

Torrential Rains Leave 15 Dead in Venezuela

 (Tasnim) – At least 15 people died in the Venezuelan Andes after heavy rains triggered mud and rock slides, authorities said Tuesday.

Several hours of downpours in the Mocoties Valley, a farming region in western Merida state that attracts a lot of tourists, caused boulders to tumble down mountainsides, blocking off roads.

Jehyson Guzman, an official overseeing Merida on behalf of President Nicolas Maduro, said that 15 people have been confirmed dead.

Images shared on social media showed a stream of water carrying vehicles down a street in the village of Tovar...

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  1. At least 20 people have died in the western Venezuelan state of Merida following intense rains that caused mudslides and rivers to overflow.

    On state TV on Wednesday a ruling Socialist Party official in Merida announced the death toll had risen and said authorities were working to restore telephone service in some areas.


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