In Peru, three people were killed and two are missing due to the exit from the banks of the river in the department of Huancavelica Huayanay in the south of the country, the cause of which served as heavy rains in the region in the last few weeks. This was reported by the local authorities.
Head of the Department of Federico Salas said that the flood affected a total of more than 150 people. "A few hours after the floods, which began on Tuesday night, was recorded mud flows that destroyed several buildings in the surrounding communities," - he added.
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At least three people were killed and three others are missing as a result of landslides that have arisen due to the heavy rains in the south of Peru. Currently, archaeologists are in the region of renovation works partially destroyed the ancient buildings of the Incas.
July 19, 2013. The Province of Arequipa in southern Peru declared a state of emergency in seven regions in connection with the activity of the volcano Sabankaya.
Emergency mode, input for 60 days, will affect the residents of areas of Huambo, Cabanaconde, Lari, Maca, Madrigal, Tapa and Choco. According to experts of the local Institute of Geology, Mining and Metallurgy, within a radius of 20-30 kilometers from the volcano registers up to 300 aftershocks of magnitude 3 to 5.7, reports "Interfax".
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred on Saturday night in the Pacific Ocean, a few dozen kilometers from the Peruvian coast, data on casualties and no property damage, according to the USGS website.
Tremors were recorded at 01:33 Saturday to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 04:33 MSK). Their epicenter was located 185 kilometers west of the city of Arequipa at a depth of 49 kilometers.
This is a sensitive 18 earthquake in Peru since the beginning of the year. In 2009, the country registered 140 earthquakes with a magnitude of 4 to 6.
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A few days ago, landslides blocked the alpine railway, which is the main route connecting the city of Cusco and Machu Picchu, and the company "Peru Rail" was forced to close it.
Element continues to torment the South American country. Rains continued for several weeks in eight regions of Peru, called out from the banks of rivers, floods and landslides. In the south-east of the country have already evacuated about 60 thousand. Persons. The flood killed at least 20 people. Most affected by the disaster department of Cusco - the region flooded seven thousand houses. Namely, in the region of Cusco Read more [...]
Landslide in Peru
At least five people were killed in a landslide in the department of Huanuco (Huanuco) 450 kilometers north-east of Peru's capital of Lima, said on Thursday the Peruvian radio station RPP.
"In the village Kansehos (Cansejos), located on the road from Huanuco, an avalanche of rocks and mud caused by the continued heavy rains five o'clock. Beneath it were buried 43 houses. There is evidence of five dead, including one child, "- said the representative of the radio regional civil protection service.
According to him, the death toll could rise as several people are still missing.
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A piece of ice broke off and fell into a mountain lake that overflowed and destroyed at least 20 houses in the mountainous region of Ancash Peru. Authorities in the region «charged» in the incident climate change.
According to experts, if the picture is not climate change, the glaciers in Peru below 5.4 thousand. M will disappear by 2015. The most pessimistic climate scientists predict that fully glaciers in Peru could disappear by 2050.
In Peru - the collapse of a huge piece of ice in a highland lake caused a veritable tsunami
As a result of falling ice block more than a kilometer in diameter formed wave height c five-story building. Mud flows spilled its banks and covered the nearest village. Three people are still missing, more than a hundred people were injured.
The village is almost completely destroyed, the residents rescued the surviving assets. According to experts, the reason for the tragedy - global warming. Over the past thirty years in Peru melted more than a third of mountain glaciers.
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From natural disasters suffer and South America. In the highlands of Peru declared a state of emergency. The thermometer shows a record minus 27 Celsius. Frosty weather holds for the second week.
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· South America was covered with snow. Video
· In Argentina froze to death nine people
· Annual record cold recorded in Brazil
· In Brazil the first frosts hit
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In Latin America, it is winter. In Peru from hypothermia killed more than 400 the Minus man 23 C for Peruvians — unprecedented frost.
In mountainous areas, frozen river, there are power outages. To stay warm, the locals are forced to put on all his clothes, reports vesti.ru.
The government will organize special centers where you can eat a hot meal, get a blanket and something warm. As previously reported, in Peru due to unusually cold weather state of emergency was declared. Such cold weather in the country was not observed for 50 years.
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Nalezny season. The seaside resort of Mar del Plata, 400 km from Buenos Aires were snowed Photo: AFP
While the Northern hemisphere is suffering from a protracted African heat, in the subtropical areas of South raging unprecedented harsh winter for more than a week Antarctic cyclone attacks the southern areas of Chile and the Argentine Patagonia. In the Andes has had record rainfall. Below zero temperatures dropped and in Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia.
Residents of the Chilean province of Aysen has experienced the most severe snow storm in the last 30 years - here fell 70 cm of precipitation. Read more [...]
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The Ministry of health of Peru sent a brigade emergency ambulance in a remote area of the Amazon basin with the aim to counter an outbreak of rabies distributed South American bats-vampire, reports the news service of the BBC.
Four children from the tribe Agwagon in the North-East Peru, died from the bites of blood-sucking bats.
Workers of the Peruvian Ministry of health already have vaccinated more than 500 people, bitten by mice-vampires.
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The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.1 happened 550 kilometres North of Peru's capital city Lima, data about victims and destructions, reports the website of the U.S. Geological survey.
Tremors were recorded on Friday in 08.41 MSC. The earthquake was located 120 kilometers from the city of Pucallpa at a depth of 133,6 kilometers.
It already 17 the sensitive earthquake in Peru since August. Through this region undergoes Pacific «fiery belt» where 85% of all earthquakes in the world.
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September 1, 2013. Because of the cold weather and heavy snowfall in Peru, a state of emergency extended for another nine regions of the country, reported in Sunday, September 1, on the BBC News website.
The emergency mode will last for 20 days. It clarifies Peru21.pe, this week the temperature in the province known in the South can drop to minus 20 degrees Celsius. In the mountainous regions of the provinces of Arequipa, Moquegua, Puno will remain cold to minus 15 degrees. In addition, it is expected a strong wind.
Weather conditions have affected about 33 thousand people, at least two died. Read more [...]
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September 4, 2013. After four years of silence, in the South-West Peru woke up the volcano Ubinas. Several explosions were reported on Monday. Smoke and ash rose to a height of up to two kilometers. However, the activity of the volcano is considered to be low, and for nearby residents, he is not a threat. Experts believe that the eruption could cause heavy snowfall.
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September 5, 2013. Awaken the volcano Ubinas in Peru continues to spew ash and gas. On Wednesday its crater from a helicopter toured the country's President Ollanta Humala.
Ubinas intensified on Monday after a four-year lull. The revival was accompanied by five explosions. The column of ash and gas rose to 2 km.
The next day in the bowels of the volcano boomed another explosion, Peremoga residents of surrounding towns.Local resident: \"It affected animals, and people - children, adults. We want to help protect us, the elderly, children, our animals, which was severely damaged by a cloud Read more [...]
A powerful earthquake of a magnitude of 5.9 occurred on Wednesday in the Central part of Peru, said in a statement on the website of the U.S. Geological survey (USGS).
According to the service, tremors were registered at 03.00 local time (12.00 GMT). The earthquake at a depth of 48.8 miles. The epicenter of earthquake was 15 kilometres North-East of the city of Chincha Alta and 180 kilometres South-East of the capital city Lima.
Reports of casualties or damage has not yet been reported.
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 happened in 855 kilometers North from the capital of Peru, Lima, data about victims and destructions, reports the website of the U.S. Geological survey.
Quake was recorded on Saturday at 18.54 MSC. The earthquake was located at 205 kilometers from the city Moyobamba at a depth of 124 miles.
Through Peru passes Pacific «fiery belt» where they are recorded 85% of all earthquakes in the world.
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