WEATHER TROUBLES * Argentina East, West & Center: Rainfalls & Floods
** Critical situation in several Provinces: Chubut, La Pampa, San Luis, Catamarca and Tucumán
* East: Chubut flood: Comodoro Rivadavia's Mayor:"The city must be rebuild"
--- In Comodoro Rivadavia, "We are going to have to rebuild the city," said Mayor Carlos Linares bitterly after observing the wreckage that is leaving the storm... Caleta Cordova city, were isolated today by the fall of a bridge of recent construction on the provincial route 1, that unites that fishing district with Commodore... Gualjaina, Paso de Indios, Gastre and Telsen were the localities most affected by the large amount of rainfall. The access routes to these places are cut off...
* Center: La Pampa:
A storm discharged 286 millimeters of rain in less than 48 hours. With people evacuated and forced their attention in three evacuation centers that enabled the city of Santa Rosa...
* West: San Luis & Catamarca:
The water caused a strong flood of the rivers and caused infrastructure damage in several routes. The Province asked the Nation to declare the climate emergency...
* North: Tucuman:
The landfill level in the Escaba dam, that there began to throw about 170 cubic meters per second of water, about three times more than was done so far... The reservoir reached these levels due to rainfall both in the south of Tucuman and in the neighboring province of Catamarca.
Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina - Clarin, by Carlos Guajardo - 31 March 2017
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