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Torrential rains in the Antofagasta region lead to road closures and border crossings.



The bad weather front, which affects the Antofagast region since Monday, led to the closure of roads and border crossings on that day.

The General Directorate for Water Resources (DGA) noted that rainfall in Tokonao has intensity 9 millimeters (mm) per hourwhat places is this place within your red thresholdsAt the same time, moderate rains in Caspane reach 2.4 mm.

Governor of Loa Province, Maria Bernard Hopia, confirmed that "precipitation causes problems in Alto Loa, and we have a bridge in Tokonce blocked due to flooding of the river."

"Rio Grande is impassable in San Pedro de Atacama and Routes B-07 and B-245 are also disabled and disabled."he added.

Route 27 CH and Route 23 CH are added to these, divided into several sections, Route 21 CH is also closed, and routes are impassable. B-165, B-207 and B-223.

Besides, Jama, Siko and Khito-Kahon border complexes are closed for the weather until further notice, and it was requested that tourists from this latter sector be moved by the Ollague complex.

Emergency Operations Committee (EOC) in plenary session in San Pedro, where power failure which has not yet been ordered.

It was expected that the front of bad weather would also begin to be felt in the city. Kalama after 10 pm, so Municipality allowed two hostels with a capacity of 40 people everyone for those who need it.

At the moment there is no register of victims until the CE provides the final figure.


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