That rained heavily this afternoon and night over the municipalities of Medellin and south of the Abuera Valley, He created many emergencies in which relief agencies are involved at this time.
According to the Early Warning System of Medellin and the Abura Valley (SIATA), the Medellin river reaches high-risk level Due to which the underground part of Parques del Río was flooded in a south-north direction.
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During this, a bus and two vehicles got stuck, due to which the presence of a police officer was necessary. Official Medellin Fire Department, who pulled people out of the vehicles, including at least ten passengers from the public transport vehicle.
#LoÚltimo | Este es el panorama del río Medellín a la altura del puente de la 4Sur
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Electric poles were affected in other parts of the city as well. For which the employees of the Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) were activated to attend to the situation.
According to SITA, around 6:32 p.m. and in that last hour, 196 lightning discharges were recorded in Abura Valley.
No one has been reported affected so far. The Bomberos continue to pay attention to the various points of view communicated by the community through the Medellin Line 123.
in Itagui Municipality
At this time, Itagui relief agencies are on the job. Dealing with several emergencies arising out of heavy rains in the region.
First reports say it happened in the villages of La María and Los Gómez and the Villa Lea neighborhood.
“Currently the relief agencies are attending to every civilian situation and call. So far there are only reports of flooding and minor damage.”He informed.
Por el fuerte aguacero, que cae en el sur del Valle de Aburrá, en el barrio Villa Lía de Itagüí, nuevamente se está presentando deslizamiento de tierra. Autoridades ya están presentes en el lugar #NoticiaEnDesarrollo pic.twitter.com/AaJHIF25Gi
— El Itagüiseño (@itaguiseno) January 18, 2023