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Tragic storm in Córdoba: a woman died when she was dragged by the water

It happened in Villa Carlos Paz. The victim was 53 years old.

In the last week of the year a severe storm broke out in the province of Córdoba with tragic consequences. A 53-year-old woman died after being swept away by water. The body of the victim was found in the Los Chorrillos stream, near the Black Bridge, in the city of Villa Carlos Paz.

“The details of how he got to the place are being investigated,” commented commissioner Elvio Agüero to local media, and announced that possibly came through a drain: “We are waiting for the Judicial Police to arrive because it is very recent,” he added.

There is an alert for the rising of the rivers.
There is an alert for the rising of the rivers.By: The Twelve TV.

For his part, the Secretary for Climate Risk and Catastrophe Management, Claudio Vignetta, explained to Telam that rainfall “is important in the northwestern part of the province, and in the Cruz del Eje sector they exceeded 120 mm, as in Dean Funes “.

Also “important floods of mountain rivers are expected almost in its entirety”, detailed the official, and in this case it is a very celebrated news because it would begin to alleviate the water crisis persistent in the province.

This year the most pronounced drought of the last 65 years in CórdobaTherefore, several municipalities have made partial cuts in the drinking water service for a few weeks.

Due to the intensity of the rain, the Costanera avenue is cut off since the water from the Suquía river reached the asphalt in some sectors.

The National Meteorological Service (SMN) had issued four short-term alerts for heavy rain. In the Villa de Soto and Punilla area, more than 80 millimeters have already fallen since noon, and there are several houses flooded, for now without evacuees.

A user of TN and The People shared a video where a dump truck is carried away by the current in one of the main streets of Villa Carlos Paz.

The Mina Clavero firefighters are on alert for the rising river. In the city of Cruz del Eje, the water dragged motorcycles through the streets. Other of the affected areas were Calamuchita, Punilla, Río Cuarto, Río Segundo, San Alberto, San Javier, Santa María, San Justo, Ischilín, Unión, Totoral and Tulumba.

Although the weather will improve tomorrow, Tuesday, storms and strong winds are expected for Wednesday 30. Cordobeses will have a break on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Eve as the Meteorological Service predicts good weather conditions, increased temperature, variable cloudiness and no rain is expected.

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