8,000 people at risk from Lake Valencia’s rising level, Venezuela

Posted on October 21, 2011 • Filed under: Enviromental Issues, Venezuela, Weather/Climate

At least five centimeters has grown uncontrollably Lake Valencia in the last 10 days, which in the opinion of the legislator Germain Benedetti, a member of Proyecto Venezuela fraction to the CLEC, implies that “increases the threat over 8 thousand people south of Maracay who are at imminent risk of losing their lives “, since missing 17 centimeters and beyond the ramparts of La Punta. What Government protects 8,000 people living in one square kilometer south of Maracay, exposed to die by a waterfall flooded originate four meters between the elevation of Lake Valencia, 412.53 m and their homes beginning 408.50 meters in elevation of the residential La Punta, Mata Redonda, Casanova Godoy, La Esmeralda, and others, he asked Benedetti, who rose again on Wednesday a warning about the plight of the lake. Read Article

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