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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.

Atacama desert peru flood

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.

Peru landslide picture

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