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Chile – Flash floods in Chile’s Atacama desert, one of the driest regions in the world, have left thousands of people without electricity or water. Chile’s government has declared a state of emergency for the Atacama desert region after heavy rainfall triggered flooding in the region. 2 deaths have been reported and at least 24 persons are missing.
Peru – A state of emergency has been declared in Peruvian town of Chosica as a landslide claimed the lives of at least seven people and destroyed 65 houses. According to Reuters, six people are missing and 25 have been injured in the landslide.