Feb 28, 2017

Unseasonal rains cause deadly flooding, cut water to millions, Chile

Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region
Chile
by
The Watchers
Some homes were filled with sludge as rivers overflowed. Photo: Associated Press
Some homes were filled with sludge as rivers overflowed. Photo: Associated Press

Heavy, unseasonable rains have caused major floods and mudslides in Chile, leaving at least 3 people dead and 19 missing on February 25 and 26, 2017. In the area of country's capital, Santiago, mudslides have cut off water to around 1.2 million homes. Thousands remained isolated on Monday, February 27.