Buenos Aires, La Plata Argentina: Over 50 people reported dead in torrential rains and flooding

Posted on April 4, 2013 • Filed under: Argentina, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

More than 50 people have died as flooding from days of torrential rains swamped Argentina’s low-lying capital and province of Buenos Aires. At least 46 died yesterday in and around the city of La Plata, Governor Daniel Scioli said. Six deaths were reported a day earlier in the nation’s capital. Many people climbed on to their roofs in the pouring rain after storm sewers backed up. Water surged up through drains in their kitchen and bathroom floors, and then poured in over their windowsills. Read Article

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