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Heavy Rains Affect Several Neighborhoods in Caucasia, Colombia

The Colombian municipality of Caucasia, located in the subregion of Bajo Cauca Antioquia department has been affected by heavy rains that have resulted in floodings in the urban area. As a consequence, there are several inundated neighborhoods in the city and thousands of people affeted.

Twitter users posted images of the ravaged streets and areas:

Heavy rains from the past hours have left 15 flooded neighborhoods in Caucasia. Entities are dealing with the emergency.

Emergency state due to downpour in the municipality of Caucasia.

Raning season causes 18 affected neighborhoods in Caucasia.

13.000 people affected by rains in Caucasia, Antioquia.

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