70 people are isolated in Curacaví due to the overflow of an estuary that had been dry for almost 20 years

70 people are isolated in Curacaví due to the overflow of an estuary that had been dry for almost 20 years
70 people are isolated in Curacaví due to the overflow of an estuary that had been dry for almost 20 years

What happened?

Nearly 70 people are completely isolated in CuracavíMetropolitan Region, in the face of the rising Puangue River.

As a result of the intense rains in the area, a stream of the river began to flow along a path that It was dry at least 15 to 20 years ago.which has caused families to not be able to cross to the other side of the road.

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They are close to 50 adults and 20 children They have no way to leave their homes, so the Carabineros are in the area to try to evacuate the families.

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Families are trapped and without power

Within the Metropolitan Region, Curacaví has ​​been one of the most affected areas with the frontal system that affects several regions of the country, since for now they have fallen 130 millimeters of waterdetailed Mega meteorologist Jaime Leyton.

Families trapped in Curacaví

The Mega journalist Karim Butte arrived at the place and showed that the only way out that the families in the area would have would be through the road that has become a complete river, despite the fact that it had been dry for more than a decade, although this situation had not been seen since the 1980s, according to detailed a resident of the area named Samuel Villanueva.

The water began to flow at night and, to make matters worse, people don’t have electricity. Carabineros arrived in the area to seek to rescue the affected families and have already contacted the isolated people, who are in good condition.

However, the current of the water moves very strongly, making it impossible to cross on foot or in any type of boat. As the journalist from our channel explained, an air rescue seems complex, although the police are trying to cross through the Honda entrancein which vehicles cannot cross.

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